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Heart disease is still the No. 1 killer of women, causing 1 in 3 deaths each year. The facts are clear. More women die of heart disease than all forms of cancer combined. Unfortunately, the killer isn’t as easy to see. Heart disease is often silent, hidden and misunderstood. Show your support and wear Red Friday 2/3/2013
In 2002, The Heart Truth introduced the Red Dress as the national symbol for women and heart disease awareness. Today, Americans nationwide wear red to show their support of women's heart health. Repin to show why you wear red. For more information on women's heart health, visit www.hearttruth.gov.
Illustration of the Red Dress logo, which serves as the national symbol for women and heart disease awareness Although many people think of heart disease as a mans problem, women can and do get heart disease. In fact, heart disease is the number one killer of women in the United States. It is also a leading cause of disability among women.