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Hospital Celebrates National Wear Red Day

Spring Hill, Florida – Oak Hill Hospital celebrated National Wear Red Day on Friday, February 5, 2010 by offering free blood pressure screenings to  visitors.

Photo:  Oak Hill Hospital associates, volunteers, and members of the Enrichment Center wear red for National Wear Red Day.

February is American Heart Month. According to the Centers for Disease Control (CDC), heart disease is the leading cause of death for women in the United States, and is a major cause of disability for both men and women. The most common heart disease in the United States is coronary heart disease, which often appears as a heart attack. On National Wear Red Day, Americans across the country wore red to increase awareness of heart disease, the number one killer of women (and men).

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