Chicago Scene: WomenHeart and Burlington’s Heart of Fitness Tour event details

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WomenHeart & Burlington’s Heart of Fitness Tour
Tuesday, February 3
11:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m. (exercise class at noon)
1100 S. Canal Street

This link will go live day-of event on 2/3:

Heart Disease in Women Facts:

Heart disease causes 1 in 3 women’s deaths each year, killing approximately one woman every minute.

90% of women have one or more risk factors for developing heart disease.

Since 1984, more women than men have died each year from heart disease and the gap between men and women’s survival continues to widen.

The symptoms of heart disease can be different in women vs. men, and are often misunderstood.

While 1 in 31 American women dies from breast cancer each year, 1 in 3 dies of heart disease.

Top Risk Factors:

1. Diabetes

2. Smoking

3. Hypertension (High Blood Pressure)

4. Physical Inactivity

5. High Cholesterol

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