February 9th, 2010

Wear Red Day Brings Awareness

By Kelley Luckstein

Since 2003, the first Friday of February marks National Wear Red Day. The idea is to raise awareness about heart disease.  "I want to wake up and know my grandchildren will have their Bubby," said Barbara Kermisch, who has heart disease…

 

Today she and other Mayo Clinic staff celebrated National Wear Red Day, a campaign that brings awareness to women about heart disease; the number one killer of both men and women… Sharon Hayes, Director of the Women's Heart Clinic at Mayo says women can do many things to keep themselves healthy.

 

KAAL, by Ellery McCardle, 2/5/2010

 

Additional coverage: KTTC

Tags: Cardiology, Dr. Sharonne Hayes, Wear Red Day

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