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Sidney Regional Medical Center goes red for women's heart disease


Amanda Tafolla / The Sun-Telegraph

Employees at Sidney Regional Medical Center donned red on Friday in support of the eradication of women's heart disease.

The staff at Sidney Regional Medical Center dressed in red today to support a cause that is making a big impact on women - heart disease.

"Heart disease is the number one killer of women, more than all cancers combined," said Evie Ranselm-Parsons, SRMC director of public relations.

According to statistics from The Heart Foundation, while one in 31 American women die from breast cancer each year, one in three die of heart disease. Factors to take in to consideration when evaluating risk for heart disease are tobacco use, high blood pressure, diet, activity, obesity and diabetes.

However, he...

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