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Fact: Heart disease is the No. 1 killer of women and is more deadly than all forms of cancer.

Seven Ways to Go Red from the American Heart Association

1. Know Your Heart Score

Your heart score is vital. Learn why on Go Red. Think you are eating right and getting enough exercise? It takes five minutes to make sure. Take the My Life Check and find out where you stand. You can also take the Go Red Heart CheckUp to get more tailored advice and information to improve your heart health.

2. Live Healthy

Learn new ways to prevent heart disease with heart-healthy recipes, exercises and more on Go Red For Women. Our team of cardiologists, medical and fitness experts and nutritionists offer their advice to women like you for living a healthy lifestyle.

3. Know the Signs of a Heart Attack

Watch Go Red For Women’s “Just a Little Heart Attack” video, starring and directed by Elizabeth Banks, to learn how to identify a heart attack. Learn more about the symptoms of a heart attack and stroke on Go Red.

4. Start Walking

Get moving and start walking by starting or joining a walking club with friends or coworkers with the help of the American Heart Association.

5. Help Your Community Go Red

Help your community Go Red by becoming a Go Red For Women volunteer and encourage local businesses to support Go Red For Women.

6. Go Red Online

Turn your Twitter or Facebook profile picture red using our Red Dress image.

7. Support Go Red

Create a fundraising page as an individual or for a group. Improve your health, set an example and get friends, colleagues and family involved by attaching your fundraiser to an activity, like an upcoming run or walk in your community. You can also donate to directly contribute to Go Red.

Source: https://www.goredforwomen.org

P.S. No one rocks a red dress like Lupita N’Yongo, but we can all support the cause. Get your free Go Red For Women Red Dress Pin on the Go Red website.

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