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Dana Shoveled the Snow to Help Protect Stan's Heart; Then Dana's Heart Misfired

Nancy Brown | Posted 01.26.2016 | Healthy Living
Nancy Brown

Dana's story is far too common. Although heart disease is the No. 1 killer of women in the U.S. -- claiming more lives each year than all forms of cancer combined -- many fail to recognize the warning signs, which can be different from those felt by men.

Paint the Town Red (and Black) for Heart Disease in Women

Tené T. Lewis | Posted 03.30.2014 | Women
Tené T. Lewis

Every February, I call my mother, my three sisters and several of my girlfriends to remind them to wear red on National Wear Red Day -- to promote heart disease awareness in women.

Go Red for Women: But I'm Not Fat... Or Old... Or Lazy

Rachel D'Souza-Siebert | Posted 04.03.2013 | Healthy Living
Rachel D'Souza-Siebert

Heart disease doesn't look a certain way or discriminate. It doesn't just affect old, overweight, inactive men. It doesn't just happen to "other" people. And if you haven't been affected by heart disease -- trust me, there's a good chance you will in the future.

Let's Paint the Town Red -- Join Us for the 10th National Wear Red Day

Donna Arnett | Posted 04.02.2013 | Healthy Living
Donna Arnett

When Go Red For Women began, only 13 percent of women identified heart disease as their No. 1 killer; now 54 percent of women know that heart disease is the leading killer of women.

Go Red for Women: Woman's Day for Women's Lives

Amy Brightfield | Posted 04.01.2013 | Healthy Living
Amy Brightfield

The Red Dress Awards are an event that Woman's Day holds annually to spotlight doctors, researchers and advocates who are making a difference in the fight against heart disease in women.

Go Red for Women: My Mother Needed a Wife...

Mary Ann Bauman, M.D. | Posted 03.31.2013 | Healthy Living
Mary Ann Bauman, M.D.

"My mother needed a wife." My patient died the next day, but her daughter's comment had a profound effect on me because she was absolutely right. A wife would not have allowed her husband -- or her brother, or her child or her friend -- to ignore the symptoms.

Why I Go Red in February

Star Jones | Posted 03.31.2013 | Healthy Living
Star Jones

Women are being targeted. We are falling prey to a silent enemy. An enemy most of us didn't even know we had. But it has its sights set on us. And in 2010, it was set on me.

It's National Wear Red Day! 10 Scarlet Styles For Guys & Girls

Posted 02.03.2012 | Home

Not that we ever really need an excuse to wear fun, bright-colored clothing, but National Wear Red Day is a great time to sport some scarlet hues. And...

Go Red Today! Raising Heart Health Awareness

Susan Blumenthal, M.D. | Posted 02.03.2012 | Healthy Living
Susan Blumenthal, M.D.

Looking to the future, increased investments are needed in basic science and clinical research to advance our understanding of how heart diseases and their treatments uniquely affect women.

National Wear Red Day 2010: What You Need To Know, How To Participate In Movement

Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living

If you haven't heard, National Wear Red Day 2010 is being celebrated today, Feb. 5, 2010. The concept is simple: people across the United States ar...