02/03/2010

Media Advisory -- ‘Go Red’ for West Virginia Women Feb. 5, 2010

WHO:    Robert Beto, M.D., director, WVU Heart Institute                                                                     Barbara Ducatman, M.D., director, WVU National Center of Excellence in Women’s Health Claudette Brooks, M.D., WVU neurologist                                                                        
Heather Cross, division director, American Heart Association

WHAT:    WVU physicians and the American Heart Association team up to address the risk of heart disease in West Virginia women and talk about disease prevention. 

WHEN:    Friday, Feb. 5, 2010
                 10:30 a.m.  

WHERE:  WVU Heart Institute
                  600 Suncrest Towne Centre

WHY:       Everyone is asked to wear red on Feb. 5, 2010, to raise awareness of heart disease in women.  The message is clear and urgent:  heart disease is the No. 1 killer of American women and men.  Go Red for Women empowers women with knowledge and tools so they can take positive action to reduce their risks of heart disease and stroke.

                                                                                                                          

 

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For more information:
Kim Fetty, HSC News Service, 304-293-7087
fettyki@wvuh.com
kf: 02-03-10

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