Friday, February 3, 2017 was the American Heart Association’s National Go Red for Women Day. GenOne Media Group, producer of Smarter LifeStyle Network, believes in the power of supporting our communities. Employees made individual contributions when they were able and wore red in support. #GoRedWearRed
According to the American Heart Association’s GoRedForWomen.org website:
“FACTS ABOUT HEART DISEASE IN WOMEN
Do you know what causes heart disease in women? What about the survival rate? Or whether women of all ethnicities share the same risk?
The fact is: Heart disease is the No. 1 killer of women, causing 1 in 3 deaths each year. That’s approximately one woman every minute!
But it doesn’t affect all women alike, and the warning signs for women aren’t the same in men. What’s more: These facts only begin to scratch the surface.
There are several misconceptions about heart disease in women, and they could be putting you at risk. The American Heart Association’s Go Red For Women movement advocates for more research and swifter action for women’s heart health for this very reason. In this section, we’ll arm you with the facts and dispel some myths – because the truth can no longer be ignored.”
There is much more information available at the American Heart Association’s website .