Southeast Wisconsin going red for National Wear Red Day

MILWAUKEE (CBS 58) – You may see more people wearing red on Friday than usual.

Friday, February 2 is the American Heart Association’s National Wear Red Day. It’s to help raise awareness and advocate for more research for women’s heart health.

Heart disease is the leading cause of death for women in the United States. Lifestyle choices like smoking, poor diet, and excessive alcohol can increase chances of heart disease. Health experts say there are things you can do to lower the chances of heart disease like including healthier foods in your diet and becoming more active.

Some organizations and landmarks in southeast Wisconsin will be going red on Friday, including the U.S. Bank Building, Mitchell Park Domes, and Marquette Interchange.

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