Thursday, January 31, 2008

Feb. 1 is National Wear Red Day


February 1 is the kick-off for American Heart Month. To raise awareness of heart disease in women, the campaign to wear red evolved into the Red Dress as the symbol to promote heart health in women. On February 1, everyone is encouraged to wear red to promote heart health.

The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (DHSS) has joined forced with The National Heart, Lung and Blood Institute (NHLBI) to provide materials and FREE continuing education units for nurses and health educators to learn more about heart health in women. Read more...

Photo courtesy of The Heart Truth, National Heart, Lung and Blood Institute. The Heart Truth and Red Dress are Trademarks of the DHHS.

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