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Women of 13abc "Go Red"

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The women of 13abc "Go Red" today to spread the word about women and heart disease. 13abc anchors Diane Larson and Kristian Brown and reporters Christine Long and Alexis Means among others, are wearing red today to get the message out that heart disease is the number one killer of women.

 The American Heart Association says this:

"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 a 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."

Find out more: http://www.goredforwomen.org/

 

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