Elizabeth Banks at a National Wear Red Day event in 2012. (Photo by Michael Loccisano/Getty Images for American Heart Association)
February 3 marks National Wear Red Day, a holiday to raise awareness for cardiovascular disease in women. It’s also the start of American Heart Month. The holiday was created by the American Heart Association and the National Heart, Lung and Blood Institute in 2003.
Here’s a look at the holiday and why red was chosen at the color for the cause.
1. Heart Disease Is the Leading Cause of Death for Women in the U.S.
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