Wednesday 22 Oct 2014

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Go Red For Women timeline

Published: 9:14 am CDT, February 7, 2014
  • 2003: First National Wear Red Day.
  • 2004: American Heart Association launches Go Red For Women.
  • 2005: First landmark goes red.
  • 2009: AHA introduces Go Red Por Tu Corazon for women in the Hispanic community.
  • 2010: AHA supports law prohibiting insurance companies from charging women more than men for health insurance coverage.
  • 2011: AHA and Macy’s offer the first annual Go Red Multicultural Scholarship fund for women pursuing healthcare careers.
  • 2012: HEART for Women Act passes, requiring the Food and Drug Administration to report gender information with clinical trial results.