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By Forrest Hershberger
Sidney Sun-Telegraph 

Wear Red Friday Recognizes Heart Health Issues

 

February 7, 2018

Visitors to Sidney Regional Medical Center Friday saw red – a bright reminder of the dangers of cardiovascular disease. Throughout the building, SRMC staff members wore red shirts, many with printed hearts on them.

The American Heart Association (AHA) lists cardiovascular disease as the leading cause of death in the world. In the U.S., heart disease is the leading cause of death with stroke as the fifth leading cause of death.

The term "heart disease" refers to several types of heart conditions. The most common type in the United States is coronary heart disease (also called coronary arte...



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