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AWC Wears Red

Jan. 29th, 2013

Mary Parston
Director of Health Services
Arizona Western College
(928) 344-7602
Mary.Parston@azwestern.edu

Alison Howell
Communications Coordinator
Arizona Western College
(928) 314-9594
alison.howell@azwestern.edu

AWC Wears Red
Supporting women’s heart disease awareness


Yuma, AZ (January 29, 2013) --- On Wednesday, February 6, 2013, AWC students, staff and employees are invited to wear red to show their support for women's heart disease awareness.

This observance promotes the Red Dress symbol and provides an opportunity for everyone to unite in this life-saving awareness movement by showing off a favorite red dress, shirt, or tie, or Red Dress Pin.
By wearing ‘red’ and participating in this movement, you can help to give women a personal and urgent wakeup call about their risk of heart disease.

Yuma Regional Medical Center Heart Clinic Specialists will be on hand in the AWC Eatery on Wednesday, February 6th from 10am-2pm.


ABCs of Women's Heart Disease Symptoms :

Angina: chest discomfort or fullness
Blackouts or fainting
Breathlessness: experienced during activities or waking up breathless at night Chronic fatigue: an inability to complete routine activities
Dizziness: this can indicate irregular heartbeats, or arrhythmias
Edema: swelling, particularly of the lower legs and ankles Fluttering heartbeats: palpations, rapid heartbeats that may cause pain or difficulty breathing Gastric upset: nausea or vomiting, unrelated to diet, indigestion or abdominal pain


 

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