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Wearing red to raise awareness of heart disease in women

Updated: 02/07/2014 6:28 AM
Created: 02/07/2014 4:45 AM WHEC.com

Friday is National Wear Red Day, which is dedicated to raising awareness about heart disease in women.

It's the number one killer of women and the American Heart Association want you to recognize its symptoms.

Many are different than what men experience and are often blamed on other things like stress. The American Heart Association says some of the overlooked heart attack symptoms are shortness of breath, back pain, jaw pain and nausea.

To learn more about your risk for heart disease and ways to fight back, click here.



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