Help make an impact! Did you know: "Heart disease is the No. 1 killer of women, killing more women than all forms of cancer combined. Learn what it means to Go Red for Women® to help women like you fight back.
Cardiovascular disease in the U.S. kills approximately one woman every 80 seconds. The good news is that 80 percent of cardiac events may be prevented with education and lifestyle changes.
G: GET YOUR NUMBERS
Ask your doctor to check your blood pressure and cholesterol.
O: OWN YOUR LIFESTYLE
Stop smoking, lose weight, exercise, and eat healthy. It’s up to you. No one can do it for you.
R: REALIZE YOUR RISK
We think it won’t happen to us, but heart disease kills one of three women.
E: EDUCATE YOUR FAMILY
Make healthy food choices for you and your family. Teach your kids the importance of staying active.
D: DON’T BE SILENT
Tell every woman you know that heart disease is our No. 1 killer.
Raise your voice here at GoRedforWomen.org.
Together we are empowering women to beat heart disease and stroke,
giving them more time to do amazing things." (American Heart Association)