National Red Day February 4 2011

Wear Red Day This National Wear Red Day, join the American Heart Association’s mission to ensure we never have to deny research that could save a woman’s life. Help raise the funds needed for lifesaving educational programs and the development of new treatments to fight heart disease. On Friday, February 4, Make It Your Mission To Save Lives.

Heart disease is still the No. 1 killer of women, taking the life of 1 in 3 women each year. This means women you know — mothers, sisters, friends — are dying at the rate of one per minute. In fact, in the time it takes to read this, another woman will die from heart disease. It simply does not have to be that way. At the American Heart Association, we work every day to fund research and fight this killer so that more women can be saved. But we need your help.

Make A Difference

  1. Wear Red and tell everyone why
  2. Change your Facebook and/or Twitter Profile to Red or add a hear image. Be creative!
  3. Create your own fundraising page from the Wear Red Day site (Click where it says “Start Here”)
  4. Attend an event near you
  5. Shop for Red Items from the American Heart Association
  6. See your doctor or call 911 if you have any symptoms of heart disease or heart attack – shortness of breath, chest discomfort, pain or discomfort in one or both arms, the back, neck, jaw or stomach, breaking out in a cold sweat, nausea or lightheadedness
  7. Make a decision to eat healthy foods, exercise and reduce stress
  8. Spread the word online and in real life!

American Heart Association Red Laptop Skin

This information was provided by the American Heart Association. I believe it’s important to share news that can raise money for research for health related groups and information to help prevent disease in women.

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