Friday, February 5 was National Wear Red & Give Day. RNDC associates across the country wore red and donated to the American Heart Association’s whose mission is to raise awareness of the number 1 killer of women – cardiovascular disease.

Find Out Your Risk for Heart Disease

When it comes to preventing and treating heart disease, it’s all about early detection. The sooner you know and understand your risk for the No. 1 killer of women, the sooner you can take preventative steps to keep it from negatively impacting your life.

Getting regular checkups and learning all of the factors that put you at risk can be lifesaving. Knowledge is power, and once you’ve got it, you can start making positive changes to your lifestyle. Factors like age, gender, and family history are obviously beyond anyone’s control, but there’s still a lot you can do to minimize your risk. 

Visit the Find Out Your Risk page at to learn how gender, family history, and age can help you understand your risks for heart disease.