NASHVILLE, Tenn. — The Titans are supporting Saint Thomas Heart and the American Heart Association’s Go Red For Women motion that helps increase consciousness of the specter of coronary heart illness in women.
Nissan Stadium might be turned RED this Friday, February 2 in help of Saint Thomas Heart and the American Heart Association’s Go Red For Women motion by collaborating in National Wear Red Day® to assist increase consciousness of coronary heart illness in women.
“Saint Thomas Heart and the American Heart Association do such critical work in raising awareness regarding heart disease in women’s health. The Titans are proud to help support their efforts,” stated Titans Controlling Owner Amy Adams Strunk. “Saint Thomas Health continues to be a powerful partner with the Titans in helping us keep our community healthy.”
Heart illness has been referred to as the Silent Killer as a result of it typically has no noticeable signs. It’s extra lethal than all types of most cancers mixed and previous analysis has revealed that coronary heart illness is the No. 1 killer of women. To save lives and increase consciousness of this critical problem, the American Heart Association launched Go Red For Women.
“At Saint Thomas Health, we care for women throughout their lives, and a priority for supporting their wellbeing is educating women about heart health,” stated Amy Wilson, Saint Thomas Health Chief Nursing Officer. “By bringing awareness to the signs of heart disease and helping women establish relationships with healthcare providers, we’re empowering our female patients to better care for themselves and remain heart healthy.”
Cardiovascular illnesses, together with coronary heart illness and stroke, kill almost 1 in three women in annually. The excellent news is that 80 % of cardiovascular illnesses could also be preventable with schooling and motion. Education means understanding the numbers that have an effect on coronary heart health: complete ldl cholesterol, HDL ldl cholesterol, blood strain, blood sugar and physique mass index (BMI). Action means encouraging women to make easy way of life modifications like consuming higher and getting lively.
More than 30 buildings are turning “RED” in Middle Tennessee, together with a few of Nashville’s most iconic buildings. Many space cities and counties, native media anchors, over 100 companies and hundreds of people – will Go Red. Everyone is inspired to put on RED and share RED to help women’s coronary heart health.
ABOUT SAINT THOMAS HEALTH
In Tennessee, Ascension’s Saint Thomas Health operates 9 hospitals along with a complete community of affiliated joint ventures, medical practices, clinics and rehabilitation amenities that cowl a 68-county space and make use of greater than eight,000 associates. Across the state, Saint Thomas Health offered greater than $78 million in group profit and care of individuals dwelling in poverty in fiscal yr 2016. Serving Tennessee for 15 years, Ascension is a faith-based healthcare group dedicated to delivering compassionate, personalised care to all, with particular consideration to individuals dwelling in poverty and these most weak. Ascension is the most important non-profit health system within the U.S. and the world’s largest Catholic health system, working 2,500 websites of care – together with 141 hospitals and greater than 30 senior dwelling amenities – in 24 states and the District of Columbia. Visit www.sthealth.com.
ABOUT GO RED FOR WOMEN
In the United States, cardiovascular illnesses kill roughly 1 in three women annually. Go Red For Women is the American Heart Association’s nationwide motion to finish coronary heart illness and stroke in women. Cardiovascular illnesses within the U.S. kill roughly one lady each 80 seconds. The excellent news is that 80 % of cardiac occasions could also be prevented with schooling and way of life modifications. Go Red For Women advocates for extra analysis and swifter motion for women’s coronary heart health. The American Heart Association’s Go Red For Women motion is nationally sponsored by Macy’s and CVS Health, with further help from our trigger supporters. For extra info, please go to GoRedForWomen.org or name 1-888-MY-HEART (1-888-694-3278).
ABOUT AMERICAN HEART ASSOCIATION
The American Heart Association is dedicated to saving individuals from coronary heart illness and stroke – the 2 main causes of dying on the planet. We staff with tens of millions of volunteers to fund revolutionary analysis, struggle for stronger public health insurance policies, and present lifesaving instruments and info to stop and deal with these illnesses. The Dallas-based affiliation is the nation’s oldest and largest voluntary group devoted to preventing coronary heart illness and stroke. To study extra or to become involved, name 1-800-AHA-USA1, go to heart.org or name any of our workplaces across the nation. Follow us on Facebook and Twitter.