National wear red day


February 2nd is national wear red day, a day to bring awareness to women's heart health across the country.

The American Red Heart Association and the National Heart, Lung and Blood Institute took action and marked the first Friday in February "Wear Red Day."

One in three women die of heart disease and stroke each year.

Since national wear red day started in 2003 and since then nearly 90% of women have made at least one healthy behavior change.

More than one third of women have lost weight.

More than 50% of women have increased their exercise.

6 out of 10 women have changed their diets.

One third of women have changed their diets.

One third of women talked with their doctors about developing heart health plans.

News9 wants to see how you're taking part in wear red day.

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