Navigation Links
Stars Don Red to Raise Awareness of Women's Heart Risk
Date:2/2/2008

Working the crimson catwalk were actresses Allison Janney (best known from NBC's The West Wing) and Cheryl Hines (of HBO's Curb Your Enthusiasm), as well as British soul singer Joss Stone and American R&B singer Ashanti -- all wearing red.

The Emmy, Grammy, Tony and Oscar-winning actress Rita Moreno donned a cherry red tulle hat and matching corsage, dancing down the runway. She was followed soon after by Klum, host of Bravo's Project Runway.

The grand finale: screen legend Liza Minelli, who after her own turn on the runway brought the house down with a rousing rendition of "New York, New York."

The stars and their fashions -- from designers Badgley Mischka, Oscar de la Renta, Marc Jacobs, and Calvin Klein, among others -- held the spotlight, but everyone agreed that something much more serious was at stake.

"It's a great cause," Klum said after the show, which was sponsored by Diet Coke. "And it's a great awareness factor. And all these different celebrities are here doing it because it's the number one killer in America, for women. More than all the cancers together. And that's a crazy number."

One in four American women will die from heart disease, Nabel noted, but the campaign's aim is to encourage women to prevent the onset of cardiac illness by leading a healthy lifestyle. That includes eating well, exercising regularly, maintaining an optimal weight, going for routine blood pressure and cholesterol screenings, and avoiding smoking.

Those efforts may be paying off -- on Friday, the NHLBI announced that heart disease deaths for American women declined again in 2005, the last year for which statistics are available. And for the first time ever, that decline has continued for a straight six years, the institute said.

"We're making progress," Nabel said. "Only a third of women in the year 2000 recognized that heart disease is the number one killer. But now, in 20
'/>"/>

Copyright©2008 ScoutNews,LLC.
All rights reserved  

Page: 1 2 3

Related medicine news :

1. Psychotherapist to Young Hollywood Says Male Stars in Psychological Trouble Get a Media Pass as Compared to Female Stars
2. Therapist to Young Hollywood Says Industry Needs to Take More Responsibility for Protecting Stars Mental Health
3. The Eyes of Christmas: Top Stars Telecast 12 Hours of Holiday Music and Memories for the Visually Impaired to Over 80 Million Homes on Multiple Cable Networks
4. Stars Shine on Butterflies Over Hollywood for Lupus Foundation of America
5. Grocery Shoppers Are Following Stars to More Nutritious Choices
6. Finicky Felines Award Four Stars to New Wellness(R) Healthy Indulgence Everyday Entrees
7. Celebrity Seating Only! Levitz Chair Signed by 39 Daytime Stars Sells for $1200 on Charitybuzz.com
8. Pop stars more than twice as likely to die an early death
9. Quit-Smoking Drug May Raise Suicide Risk
10. China Sky One Medical Raises $25 Million in Private Placement
11. FDA Warns Epilepsy Drugs May Raise Suicide Risk
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
Related Image:
Stars Don Red to Raise Awareness of Women's Heart Risk
(Date:5/24/2015)... Kong (PRWEB) May 25, 2015 Pacific Prime has ... three part report looking at the cost of individual international ... Destinations, Article 2 looks at the cost of health insurance in ... , Focusing on, Hong Kong , ... the UAE , the UK ...
(Date:5/24/2015)... Lake Orion, Clarkston, Metamora, Michigan (PRWEB) May 24, 2015 ... tests, which will allow them to take pressure measurements ... about bladder function. The doctor usually orders it if ... or overactive bladder (OAB). , Women’s Excellence ... that have problems with unwanted urinary leakage or problems ...
(Date:5/24/2015)... 24, 2015 ProPin is a set ... Pro X. Utilize ProPin to pin point locations on a ... , ProPin allows users to choose from 30 simplistic ... With on-screen controls, video editors can easily manipulate ProPin presets ... and mark with absolute ease. , Using ProPin is easy, simply ...
(Date:5/24/2015)... 24, 2015 A report out ... the single best option for avoiding cardiovascular disease is ... level was the single most powerful predictor of death ... as diabetes and family history of premature death -- ... heart and lung fitness. , The Importance of Cardiovascular ...
(Date:5/23/2015)... Diego, CA (PRWEB) May 23, 2015 ... especially small businesses, are finding it increasingly difficult to ... businesses which fail to provide adequate insurance for employees ... for businesses been such an integral part of a ... more affordable healthcare for businesses, Online USA Doctors has ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):Health News:Pacific Prime Releases 2nd Article of Cost of Health Insurance Report 2Health News:Developers at Pixel Film Studios Release ProPin for Final Cut Pro X. 2Health News:Recent Mayo Clinic Studies Help to Highlight the Value of Cardio Testing 2Health News:Recent Mayo Clinic Studies Help to Highlight the Value of Cardio Testing 3Health News:Online USA Doctors Now Offers Cost-Saving Alternative Healthcare for Businesses 2Health News:Online USA Doctors Now Offers Cost-Saving Alternative Healthcare for Businesses 3
... Kathleen Doheny HealthDay Reporter , SATURDAY, March 19 ... to milk as quickly as experts previously have believed. ... just over a third outgrew it within 30 months. ... found a much higher percentage of children outgrowing the allergy ...
... San Diego, Calif., USA Today, during the 89th ... Dental Research, held in conjunction with the 40th Annual ... the 35th Annual Meeting of the Canadian Association for ... oral presentation on a research study titled "Biodegradable Tooth-binding ...
... 18, 2011)--The growing concern surrounding the release of ... in Japan has raised fears of radiation exposure ... plume of radioactivity crossing the Pacific Ocean. To ... American Association of Clinical Endocrinologists (AACE), the American ...
... , FRIDAY, March 18 (HealthDay News) -- Orthodontic retainers, ... build-up of potentially harmful microbes if they aren,t properly cleaned, ... Dental Institute checked the retainers of a group of study ... of yeast called Candida that can cause fungal ...
... of Radiology,s Imaging Network (ACRIN) and the Eastern ... Clinical Trials Cooperative Group members, today announced their ... The groups plan to form an ... organization will include three areas of research emphasis: ...
... FRIDAY, March 18 (HealthDay News) -- Scientists who,ve uncovered the ... to control mosquito-borne diseases such as West Nile virus and ... than 100 proteins in the male sperm of Aedes ... dengue fever -- permanently alter female mosquitoes, tendencies to feed, ...
Cached Medicine News:Health News:Outgrowing Milk Allergy May Take Some Babies Longer Than Expected 2Health News:Outgrowing Milk Allergy May Take Some Babies Longer Than Expected 3Health News:Biodegradable tooth-binding micelles inhibit Streptococcus mutans biofilm growth 2Health News:Radiation risks to health: A joint statement from leading scientific experts 2Health News:Orthodontic Retainers Can Harbor Harmful Microbes 2Health News:Biomarker-driven science at the heart of new ACRIN-ECOG structure 2Health News:Biomarker-driven science at the heart of new ACRIN-ECOG structure 3
(Date:5/22/2015)... 22, 2015 Electrophysiologist Kevin Makati, M.D. ... to Boston, MA to ... Heart Rhythm Society conference. These scientific sessions drew ... the ideas, people and technology that propel their ... hybrid, minimally invasive cardiac operation that combines the ...
(Date:5/22/2015)... KING OF PRUSSIA, Pa. , May 22, 2015 ... CSL Behring its 2015 Corporate Leadership Award as ... science and improving the care of the bleeding disorders community.  ... and Managing Director, CSL Limited, during the NHF Annual Spring ... May 21. "The National Hemophilia Foundation is dedicated ...
(Date:5/22/2015)... BOSTON , May 22, 2015   InspireMD, Inc. ... in stent embolic protection systems ("EPS"), today announced that its ... PARADIGM, lead by principle investigator Prof. Piotr Musialek , ... in Paris, France . PARADIGM, ... pe R cutaneous c A roti D revascularization ...
Breaking Medicine Technology:St. Joseph's Hospital Heart Institute Physician Presents at Heart Rhythm Society 2St. Joseph's Hospital Heart Institute Physician Presents at Heart Rhythm Society 3National Hemophilia Foundation Honors CSL Behring with Corporate Leadership Award 2National Hemophilia Foundation Honors CSL Behring with Corporate Leadership Award 3National Hemophilia Foundation Honors CSL Behring with Corporate Leadership Award 4InspireMD's CGuardTM Highlighted at Clinical Presentation at EuroPCR 2015 Conference 2InspireMD's CGuardTM Highlighted at Clinical Presentation at EuroPCR 2015 Conference 3InspireMD's CGuardTM Highlighted at Clinical Presentation at EuroPCR 2015 Conference 4
... The StatSpin CytoFuge 2 is the ... It's simple, understandable controls and new snap-seal ... before. Samples are processed quickly, silently and ... safety cabinet. Results are consistent: easy to ...
Unique "finger-stick" collection system utilizes a capillary tube for easy blood drawing; no "scooping" necessary. After draining into a microtube, blood is centrifuged and serum or plasma is easily ...
... improved safety and lower cost per test for ... sample prep bottlenecks in the busy clinical lab... ... and quiet centrifuge spins standard 5 mL blood ... produces quality serum or plasma equal to 10-15 ...
Used to provide drainage of urine from the bladder. All-silicone construction provides maximum softness and biocompatibility for enhanced patient comfort. Supplied sterile in peel-open packages. Inte...
Medicine Products: