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The Heart Truth: A National Awareness Campaign For Women About Heart Disease
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The Heart Truth campaign kicked off American Heart Month by bringing the Red Dress to life and rolling out the red carpet for the Red Dress Collection 2008 Fashion Show at New York Fashion Week.  This signature event joined together celebrated women and designers such as Mrs. Laura Bush, Heidi Klum, Molly Sims, Sara Ramirez, Carmen Marc Valvo, and Donna Karan to remind women of the need to protect their heart health.

Millions spread The Heart Truth on February 1st by wearing the Red Dress Pin or their favorite dress, shirt, tie or red accessory to show their support for women's heart disease awareness.  Learn how you can get involved with this life-saving awareness movement today.

The Heart Truth Road Show From February through April 2008, The Heart Truth Road Show traveled to 10 cities across the U.S.
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  Special Anniversary Edition Red Dress Pin Special Anniversary Edition Red Dress Pin—celebrate 5 years of this landmark campaign.
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Red Dress Collection The Heart Truth returned to Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week with Red Dress Collection 2008.
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  Real Women in Red Download FREE resources to help warn women about heart disease and help individuals and local communities spread The Heart Truth.
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Activity Registry Find out what others are doing to spread the word and share your organization's Heart Truth activities.
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Mrs. Laura Bush Learn about Mrs. Laura Bush's involvement as The Heart Truth ambassador.
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Single City Events Bring the Red Dresses to your next community event.
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  Health Professionals Get free Continuing Medical Education Credit for physicians and nurses.
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Sign Up for Quarterly Updates Health Professional Materials National Wear Red Day is Friday, February 1, 2008

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