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“pharmacytimes” said : CVS Health Announces Support of Women’s Heart Health with $10 Million Commitment to Go Red For Women

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FEBRUARY 01, 2017PRESS RELEASEWOONSOCKET, R.I., Feb. 1, 2017 /PRNewswire/ — CVS Health (NYSE: CVS), the nation’s largest pharmacy innovation company, today announced a major commitment in support of women’s heart health.
The in-store fundraising campaign is the first of many initiatives to support the three-year, $10 million commitment by CVS Health to the American Heart Association.
“By offering free heart health screenings at our MinuteClinic locations this Valentine’s Day, we can help women assess their heart health and make any necessary changes to their lifestyle to reduce their risk of heart disease and stroke.”
“With more than one in three women living with cardiovascular disease, there is a great need for increased awareness, funding and research about women’s heart health.
It is important to be armed with heart health knowledge, including knowing the five key numbers that affect risk for heart disease total cholesterol, HDL (good) cholesterol, blood pressure, blood sugar and body mass index.

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CVS Health announces $10 million commitment to Go Red For Women

CVS Health announces $10 million commitment to Go Red For Women*/

CVS Health has announced a significant commitment in support of women’s heart health.
The annual campaign aims to increase awareness of heart health and stroke as the leading killer of women and to empower women to take charge of their heart health.
In addition, Helena Foulkes, president of CVS Pharmacy, was named the National Chair for Go Red For Women.
“With more than one in three women living with cardiovascular disease, there is a great need for increased awareness, funding and research about women’s heart health.
I am honored to serve as National Chair for Go Red For Women to help spread this important message,” said Foulkes.

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CVS Health Pledges $10 Million for Women’s Heart Health*/

CVS Health says it wants to be part of the solution to raise awareness among women about heart health.
To that end, CVS Health says it is ready to offer free health screenings, along with other services, at more than 1,100 Minute Clinic locations on Tuesday, Feb. 14.
Image credit: CVS Health
Heart disease is the No.
And almost two-thirds of women who suddenly die from heart disease reported no previous symptoms, the CDC says.

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