The steps of getting your day started can be a bit tedious, especially when it comes to deciding on what to wear. This Feb. 4, take some hassle out of your day and be ready to strut your finest red threads for National Wear Red Day™.

This day began in 2004 by the American Heart Association, to raise awareness about cardiovascular (heart) disease, especially in women. Heart disease is the No. 1 killer in women. Prevention and being informed is very important in recognizing risk factors as 90% of women will experience one or more symptoms of heart disease. Know some heart health tips, such as symptoms of a heart attack

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This year’s Wear Red theme is “Reclaim your Rhythm.” Gather your friends, family and co-workers in your bold beautiful red and show off your TikTok dance in style. This also provides an opportunity to encourage one another to support improving your heart health both physically and mentally.

Have questions or want to learn more resources to share with those in your communities? UofL Health – Rudd Heart and Lung Center, one of the leading centers in the region for comprehensive cardiovascular care, is here for you.

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Article by: Stephanie Moore, M.D.

Stephanie Moore, M.D., is a board-certified physician specializing in cardiovascular disease and advanced heart failure, with a strong commitment to compassionate patient care. She earned her medical degree from the prestigious University of Cincinnati and completed her fellowship in cardiovascular disease at University of Utah. Dr. Moore's clinical interests include cardiac transplant, ventricular assist devices and advanced heart failure therapies. She is a vital member of the UofL Health – Jewish Hospital and UofL Health – Trager Transplant Center's Advanced Heart Failure Therapies Clinic, where her team works to diagnose and treat patients with advanced heart failure, offering a comprehensive approach that includes medication, lifestyle changes and possibly surgical intervention. Dr. Moore believes in treating her patients with the same care and compassion she would offer a dear friend, emphasizing the importance of a positive outlook and hope in conjunction with medical intervention. With her dedication and expertise, she is at the forefront of transplant care and research, aiming to stabilize, slow or even reverse the progression of heart failure for her patients.

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