February is “Heart Health Month” and physicians, nurses and their colleagues at Mercy Medical Center were wearing red on Friday to call attention to the fact that heart disease is the number one killer of women.
Dr. Jamil Abuzetun, a cardiologist at Mercy, says the “Wear Red Day” calls attention to the fact that heart disease is the number one cause of death of women in the United States:
OC……….a breast cancer. :17
Dr. Abuzetun says symptoms of heart disease are often different that in men:
OC………..delays the treatment. :15
Mayor Bob Scott read a proclamation declaring today (Friday) as “Wear Red Day” to promote heart health.