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2010-02-03 04:00:00

DALLAS, Feb. 3 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Too many women die each year because they are unaware that heart disease is their No. 1 killer. Right now, one in three women die of cardiovascular disease and 90 percent of women have one or more risk factors for developing heart disease in the future. On February 5, the American Heart Association's Go Red For Women® movement is launching a nationwide call for stories and inviting women to Speak Up about heart disease. Jennie...

2010-01-20 06:00:00

NEW YORK, Jan. 20 /PRNewswire/ -- There'll be strength in numbers as Americans wear red and speak up with a universal message to love one's heart on February 5th, National Wear Red Day, the kick-off of American Heart Month. On this special day, people across the country will adorn themselves in shades of red, from scarlet to ruby, and join the Go Red For Women movement. As the national sponsor of Go Red For Women, Macy's will celebrate the cause coast-to-coast with exclusive fashion,...

2010-01-13 07:00:00

NEW YORK, Jan. 13 /PRNewswire/ -- Macy's continues to show its love for the American Heart Association's Go Red For Women movement, by announcing the launch of the INC International Concepts "Little Red Dress." Since 2004, Macy's has raised more than $21 million in the fight against heart disease and this marks the first time in the retailer's six year relationship with the American Heart Association that a limited edition design has been specially created to inspire and promote awareness...

2009-02-06 06:00:00

WomenHeart and Clos du Bois Launch Year-Long Heart Disease Awareness Campaign GEYSERVILLE, Calif., Feb. 6 /PRNewswire/ -- As part of February's American Heart Month, WomenHeart and Clos du Bois Winery today announced they will join millions of Americans nationwide in supporting women's heart disease awareness and prevention with the launch of www.ToastToWomen.com, a new website that is part of a year-long campaign to raise $100,000 to defeat women's heart disease, the leading cause of death...

2009-02-04 08:39:00

Women across America invited to share their heart-healthy lifestyle choices DALLAS, Feb. 4 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Women face choices every day. Some choices aren't important, while others are life changing. Heart disease is the No. 1 killer of women in the U.S., yet research shows that eighty percent of cardiac events in women could be prevented if women make the right choices for their hearts, involving diet, exercise and abstinence from smoking. That's why on February 6, 2009, National...

2009-02-03 07:00:00

CHICAGO, Feb. 3 /PRNewswire/ -- As February's American Heart Month takes center stage, Chicagoland and Northwest Indiana Jiffy Lube -- a second-year partner with the American Heart Association's Go Red For Women(TM) campaign -- reminds everyone to 'take to heart' this month's important events aimed at raising awareness about the realities of heart disease, the nation's leading killer of women. Friday, February 6 is National Wear Red Day. Everyone can support the fight against heart...


Word of the Day
humgruffin
  • A terrible or repulsive person.
Regarding the etymology of 'humgruffin,' the OED says (rather unhelpfully) that it's a 'made-up word.' We might guess that 'hum' comes from 'humbug' or possibly 'hum' meaning 'a disagreeable smell,' while 'gruffin' could be a combination of 'gruff' and 'griffin.'