ADVISORY, Feb. 4, 2014 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) --
To kick off American Heart Month and to gear up for National Wear Red Day, American Heart Association's Go Red For Women® movement will visit the NASDAQ MarketSite in Times Square on Wednesday, February 5th.
In honor of the occasion, Stacey Rosen, MD, Vice President, Women's Health, The Katz Institute for Women's Health, North Shore LIJ Health System, will ring the Opening Bell.
Critical Facts About Heart Disease:
Cardiovascular diseases cause one in three women's deaths each year, killing approximately one woman every minute.
An estimated 43 million women in the U.S. are affected by cardiovascular disease.
90% of women have one or more risk factors for developing heart disease.
The American Heart Association's Go Red For Women is asking all women to Go Red by wearing red, living a healthy lifestyle and speaking red by spreading the message that heart disease is their No. 1 killer.
Go Red For Women is nationally sponsored by Macy's with additional support from Cities Go Red sponsor, The North Shore LIJ Health System.
NASDAQ MarketSite - 4 Times Square - 43rd & Broadway - Broadcast Studio
Wednesday, February 5, 2014 - 9:15 a.m. to 9:30 a.m. ET
Fiber Line (Encompass Waterfront): 4463
Gal 3C/06C 95.05 degrees West
18 mhz Lower
DL 3811 Vertical
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About Go Red For Women
Go Red For Women® is the American Heart Association's national movement to end heart disease in women. We are committed to the fight, for as long as it takes. The American Heart Association's Go Red For Women® movement advocates for more research and swifter action for women's heart health. The American Heart Association's Go Red For Women® movement was created by women, for women. Because our health is non-negotiable, because we have the power to save our lives, and because the best force for women is women. The American Heart Association's Go Red For Women® movement is nationally sponsored by Macy's with additional support from our cause supporters. For more information please visit GoRedForWomen.org or call 1-888-MY-HEART (1-888-694-3278). Follow us on Facebook (www.facebook.com/goredforwomen) and Twitter (www.Twitter.com/GoRedForWomen).
About the American Heart Association
The American Heart Association is devoted to saving people from heart disease and stroke - America's No. 1 and No. 4 killers. We team with millions of volunteers to fund innovative research, fight for stronger public health policies, and provide lifesaving tools and information to prevent and treat these diseases. The Dallas-based association is the nation's oldest and largest voluntary organization dedicated to fighting heart disease and stroke. To learn more or to get involved, call 1-800-AHA-USA1, visit heart.org or call any of our offices around the country. Follow us on our national Facebook (www.facebook.com/americanheart) and Twitter (www.twitter.com/american_heart) as well as on New York CityFacebook (www.facebook.com/nycheart) and Twitter (www.twitter.com/foundersheart).
About NASDAQ OMX Group:
NASDAQ OMX (Nasdaq:NDAQ) is a leading provider of trading, exchange technology, information and public company services across six continents. Through its diverse portfolio of solutions, NASDAQ OMX enables customers to plan, optimize and execute their business vision with confidence, using proven technologies that provide transparency and insight for navigating today's global capital markets. As the creator of the world's first electronic stock market, its technology powers more than 80 marketplaces in 50 countries, and approximately 1 in 10 of the world's securities transactions. NASDAQ OMX is home to more than 3,300 listed companies with a market value of over $7 trillion and more than 10,000 corporate clients. To learn more, visit www.nasdaqomx.com.
Source: The NASDAQ OMX Group, Inc.