Women of Color Breakfast Celebrating Women’s Heart Health

Uniting together to create a culture of health – hosted by Meharry Medical College and the Center For Women’s Health Research

Who: The American Heart Association’s “Go Red For Women” Initiative, Meharry Medical College, and the Center for Women’s Health Research.

 What:  A breakfast gathering to celebrate and raise awareness of the importance of women’s heart health in every community.    **  This is a free event. Complimentary breakfast to be provided.

Where:             The Cal Turner Family Center at Meharry Medical College  1011 21st Ave. North, Nashville, TN 37208

When:                 Saturday, February 24, 2018  9:00 am – 11:00 am

Why:                  Cardiovascular diseases kill nearly 1 in 3 women each year. That’s about one woman every 80 seconds but the good news is that 80% of cardiovascular diseases may be preventable through lifestyle changes and education. Through community events like this one, we can educate people about their risk for heart disease and stroke, encourage them to share their knowledge with loved ones, and work together to save lives.

GoRedForWomen.org

About the American Heart Association

The American Heart Association is devoted to saving people from heart disease and stroke – the two leading causes of death in the world. We team with millions of volunteers to fund innovative research, fight for stronger public health policies and provide lifesaving tools and information to prevent and treat these diseases. The Dallas-based association is the nation’s oldest and largest voluntary organization dedicated to fighting heart disease and stroke. To learn more or to get involved, call 1-800-AHA-USA1, visit heart.org or call any of our offices around the country. Follow us on Facebook and Twitter.

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