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Go Red!

WHY GO RED!

  • More than one-third have lost weight.
  • Nearly 55% have increased their exercise.
  • Six out of ten have changed their diets.
  • More than 40% have checked their cholesterol levels.
  • One third have talked with their doctors about developing heart health plans.

CHOOSE TO BEAT THIS SILENT{}KILLER{}

  • Heart disease is not just a man's disease.{}It is the #1 killer of women age 20 and over but is largely preventable.
  • One in three{}women has some form of cardiovascular disease.
  • Cardiovascular disease kills more than 450,000 women per year, about one every minute.
  • More women die of cardiovascular disease than the next five causes of death combined, including all forms of cancer.
  • Research shows that 80% of cardiac events in women could{}be prevented if women make the right choices for their hearts, involving diet, exercise and abstinence from smoking.

UPCOMING EVENTS

  • Friday, February 1st, 2013: National GO RED! Day{}
  • Wear red to show your support.
  • Saturday, February 23rd, 2013: 15th Annual Charleston Heart Ball Art & Wine Auction
  • Charleston Marriott
  • Celebrate the difference you can make.
  • Wednesday, April 24th, 2013: Go Red for Women Luncheon

FOR MORE INFORMATION:

goredforwomen.org

843-853-1597

goredlowcountry@heart.org

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