Special to The Tribune
BIRMINGHAM – St. Vincent’s East babies wore red caps on Friday, Feb. 3 for the American Heart Association’s 15thAnnual National Wear Red Day. The event was part of the “Go Red for Women” campaign to build awareness of heart disease, which is the number one killer of women.
St. Vincent’s Health System, which is a part of Ascension, has partnered with the American Heart Association on the “Go Red for Women” campaign to help educate women on the disease and its symptoms, which are often difficult to detect. Throughout the month of February, St. Vincent’s will be sharing heart healthy information with the community to encourage early detection of heart disease.