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Go Red for Women hits decade of awareness

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LOUISVILLE, KY (WAVE) - Over the past decade awareness that heart disease is the number one killer of women has gone up and deaths from the disease have gone down.

Friday marks the tenth anniversary of the American Heart Association's Go Red for Women campaign.

The campaign has made great strides in raising awareness of women's heart problems, for both women and their doctors.

Ninety percent of people who registered with the Go Red campaign made a healthy lifestyle change, like changing their eating or exercise habits or getting their cholesterol checked.

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