LEXINGTON, Ky. (LEX 18) – Go Red For Women & # 39; is an annual campaign that helps raise awareness of heart disease, which is the leading cause of death in women.
Health experts say nearly 80 percent of heart events can be prevented through education and make lifestyle changes, such as eating better, exercising more, and managing blood pressure.
On Friday, several events in Lexington are seeking to raise awareness of the National Wear Red Day.
The American Heart Association and CHI Saint Joseph Health will have free medical examinations at Macy's in Fayette Mall.
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Heart Ball, sponsored by the American Heart Association, also takes place Friday at. Lexington Center. However, the registration for the event was closed on 25 January.