On Valentine's Day, The Most Important Heart


In this week of hearts and flowers, it’s important not to overlook the most important heart of all--your own.
This week the Valentines’ Day barrage is tough to miss: the jewelry ads, 1-800-LOVE-ROSES, boxes of ever-more expensive chocolate guaranteed to make our loved ones feel special. You may have even shunted aside the high-profile Go Red campaign, whose smiling celebrities bring to mind all that pink-ribbons-for-your-breasts stuff last spring. But beyond the hype, the Go Red campaign--a brainchild of the National Institutes of Health and the American Heart Association--is onto something essential. Your Valentine's Day present to yourself could be to take some basic steps to protect yourself against the number one killer of women in this country.

Read heart health tips at Women's Voices For Change.

Women's Voices for Change: http://womensvoicesforchange.org

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