SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (KELO AM) - Heart disease in the nation's number one killer.
Chrissy Meyer with the American Heart Association says Friday, February 7, is National Wear Red Day celebrating the 10th anniversary of "Go Red For Women."
The Association says over 40 million American women are living with one or more types of cardiovacular disease. Meyer says only one in five women see heart disease as a health threat.
64% of women who die suddenly of coronary heart disease show no early symptoms.
Meyer says the "Red Dress Dash" through donwtown Sioux Falls is Friday at 5:30 p.m. and the Falls of the Big Sioux River will also "Go Red."