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That red you’re seeing everywhere? It’s saving lives

Friday was an important day for women everywhere, and you didn’t have to look far to find proof. It was National Wear Red Day – when the entire nation got decked out in red to support the fight against heart disease in …

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Go Red For Women timeline

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

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Obama’s proclamation ushers in 50th anniversary of American Heart Month

To enjoy a “long and healthy life,” Americans should follow a few simple rules, especially those at higher risk of heart disease, President Obama wrote in the annual federal

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Go Red For Women volunteer Rekisha Harris dies after battle with heart disease

Rekisha Harris, a leading national volunteer for the American Heart Association's Go Red For Women movement, has died after a long fight with heart disease. Harris’ heart problems began in 2011,