February is American Heart Month!

February is American Heart Month. Woman holding up a heart to chest,

Heart disease is currently the number-one cause of death among women in the U.S., killing more than all cancers combined. While men are more likely to be diagnosed with heart disease, according to the American Heart Association, women still made up slightly more than half of all its fatalities in 2011, the most recent year for which data was available. Women are also more likely than men to die in the year following a heart attack. 

To bring awareness to heart disease, Riverside Community Hospital's HeartCare Insititute will be hosting its 10th Annual Red Dress Fashion Show & Health Expo. The theme this year is, "Celebrating the Beauty of a Woman's Heart: A Decade of Empowering & Educating Women on Heart Health." The show and expo will held on Saturday, February 23, 2019  from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Riverside Convention Center located at 3637 5th Street in Riverside, CA. 

HEALTH  FASHION  BEAUTY

There will be Heart Heath & Fashion Vendor Booths, Free Health Screenings, Gourmet Lunch, Physician Presentations, Special Guest Speakers and Red Dress Fashion Show, Fashion Glam Booth by PatiesOuttaSight, Raffle Prizes and more!

There will also be Free Health Screenings, which will include:

RSVP and payment in advance is required to attend the event. Register online now at https://riversidecommunityhospital.com/community/red-dress-fashion-show.dot or call (951) 788-3463. Tickets are $25 for general admission. 

 

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