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-- today's medical dollars go away.
And for women is celebrating its tenth anniversary.
In the last decade the movement has saved over 600000 -- an increase awareness that heart disease and actually need to number one killer of women.
Go read it out with his goals for 22 when he and joining us to discuss -- CEO of the American Heart Association Nancy Brown.
Heart disease runs in my family's I'm aware -- it up at that level but one in three.
Death are the cause of heart disease one in three deaths 2100 email offices for females -- 150 Americans lose their life every day because of cardiovascular diseases including -- why you think it is that so one and 31 female deaths are to breast cancer.
Yes do you think it's because.
We see breast cancers going -- -- on things like that that it's so much more there's much more awareness it seems to me.
You -- go red for women aims to solve exactly that problem we have dedicated ourselves to increasing awareness that heart disease is the number one cause of death among women.
And were -- women young and all to stand behind the cause sudden.
Up the costs.
Of this because you know we have this whole obamacare coming down the line there's no talk at all really about preventive care.
What's -- gonna do to the the budget of the American people.
You know it until we stand behind funding of prevention to -- have all Americans have access to high quality preventive health care we'll continue to see these high rates of death from cardiovascular diseases and stroke.
That's why we support making sure that prevention is an important part of this country's financial future has to be right next -- have some really interesting stacks.
90% of women you said -- at least one.
Problem that's related to heart disease yes.
You know -- if you look -- me -- if something absolutely eat the we have identified seven and they had camera and public sectors and health behaviors.
And fewer than 1% of all Americans are in ideal cardiovascular health as we have defined it.
We have a lot of work to do to help people get ahead these risk factors and so what are you doing let me how are you hiding you -- your goal.
You know campaigns like go red for women are exactly what we're -- little rallying people in communities throughout this country to take control of their health.
And -- are -- we're encouraging others to join the movement.
Encouraging people to see their physician to understand their risk for cardiovascular diseases and stroke.
And to make sure that there incorporating.
Healthy eating physical activity and knowing their risk factors as part of their every day life is it.
Hereditary or is it lifestyle or -- -- it's both you know lifestyle is a major factor for cardiovascular diseases 80% of heart disease could be prevented if our lifestyle was.
More focused on health and wellness but.
Heredity and genetic make up certainly plays a role as well so I wanna learn more -- -- wake -- you go to WWW debt go red for women dot ORG or American heart at heart -- orgy.
And February 1 I know was today -- -- was command where red.
Awareness -- -- -- -- I absolutely thank you so much for being here thank you and to -- CEO of the American Heart Association a channel.
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