National Wear Red Day

By Christiana Adams I saved a life. I never thought it would happen to me, but it did. And, thanks to the great education
Today is National Wear Red Day, an opportunity to splash this vibrant color into your wardrobe as a declaration of your support
When Odilia was 8, her mom moved to the United States in hopes of building a better life for their family. Odilia joined
R&B singer Monica was just 18 years old and already a star. The diagnosis: a heart condition called mitral valve prolapse. In simple terms, the flap between the upper and lower chambers of her heart wasn't closing properly.
Throughout February, in communities across the country, millions of supporters have been coming together, wearing red, and reinforcing the critical message that we can overcome heart disease and stroke.
I'm not going backwards, and I thank the people who called it impossible because I got a chance to prove that I am more than a conqueror through Christ who strengthens me. Healthy is my New Skinny!
February is American Heart Month and it is a great time to reflect on our health and get back on track, making healthy lifestyle changes for our familia.
I often wonder whether my Babushka would have had to endure those near death experiences had she been educated about the preventative measures women can take to lower the risk of heart disease.
For me, health is a little less undeviating. There are times when I'll do a two-day juice cleanse, feel great, and then have an In N Out hamburger for breakfast the next morning.
If we want to have a chance to improve cardiovascular outcomes in the Latino community, we have to center our efforts on the heads of the families, Latinas. That being said, it is also important to understand that they will take care of everyone around them before attending to their own needs. For the benefit of our community, that has to change.