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Heart Association Wants Us to See Red

National Wear Red Day highlights women’s risk of heart disease

Editor
Feb 3, 2012

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Seeing red? We certainly hope so.

Today is the American Heart Association’s National Wear Red Day, when women — and men and children — are asked to wear red to raise awareness that heart disease is the number one cause of death among American women.

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posted February 03, 2012

Be Sweet to your Heart

Feel the love on Valentine's Day and every day by protecting your heart from tobacco

Editor
Feb 14, 2011

Love Your Heart. Need help to quit?Most people know that smoking causes cancer. But it also causes one in five deaths from heart disease in the United States. The risk of stroke is nearly doubled by smoking. And secondhand smoke increases the risk of heart attacks in non-smokers. Our partners at the American Heart Association have comprehensive information on how smoking harms cardiovascular health

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posted February 14, 2011

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