Friday is National Wear Red Day

News

Friday is National Wear Red Day, a day that highlights heart health awareness.

February is American Heart Month, which began in 1964.

People are wearing red to show support for the fight against heart disease and stroke.

The American Heart Association said heart disease is the number one killer of people in the nation.

Every 80 seconds, a woman dies from heart disease.

For the latest breaking news and stories from across the Tri-State, follow Eyewitness News on Facebook and Twitter.
(This story was originally published on February 1, 2019)

Copyright 2019 Nexstar Broadcasting, Inc. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten, or redistributed.