CBS 8, ABC Montgomery Team Up For Heart Disease Awareness

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By Sarah Cantey

Heart disease causes 1 in 3 women's deaths each year. And the Go Red For Women Campaign spent this Saturday in Montgomery dashing myths, to hopefully save lives. 

 
CBS 8 and ABC Montgomery were sponsors for the first annual Red Dress Dash. More than 100 people dawned their red attire, dashing in Montgomery.
 
It's a fun way to draw attention to heart disease and raise awareness for the number one killer of women. The event kicks off American Heart Month.
 
Susan Mitchell, a survivor of heart disease said, "Pay attention to your body, and if you don't feel good go to the doctor. And keep fighting until they listen to you because I went through a big fight with this." 
 
CBS 8 and ABC Montgomery are teaming up with American Heart Association throughout heart month, this is just the first of many events to raise awareness for heart disease. 
 
For more information on heart disease go to: http://www.heart.org/HEARTORG/ 
 

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