This Friday will mark the 10th Anniversary of Go Red for Women and Wear Red Day. The movement has made significant impacts in educating women on their risk of cardiovascular disease and stroke. In addition, women are taking steps to improve their health.
This year, I hope you'll join us in wearing red on Friday. You can also learn about your personal risk by taking the My Life Check. It is a quick tool to assess your personal heart health and ways to improve.
Of course, as women (and men) gather for Wear Red Day and other activities throughout the month, we know we can also leave a lasting legacy in our communities. The efforts of the You're the Cure network help us improve the heart health of our mothers, daughters, sisters, and our sons, husbands, and fathers.
You can help us know by visiting our Action Center to see all of our current efforts and to action. Here are a few highlights to take action: