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National Go Red Day

Published On: Feb 01 2013 02:28:05 PM CST
Updated On: Feb 01 2013 02:47:57 PM CST
KINGSPORT, Tenn. -

Today, February 1st, is National Go Red Day.

The National Heart Association is trying to raise awareness about heart disease.
    
Health officials say one of the most important things people need to learn is early detection.

Doctors say many people often overlook the early warning signs of heart problems until it is too late.

According to the Heart Association, heart disease is now the leading killer of men and women in the United States every year.

The Heart Association teamed up with Mountain State's Health Alliance Friday morning to announce several special events for the month of February.  The classes are free.

The dates and locations are as follows:
 
Heart Healthy Snack Attack
Johnson City Health Resources Center, Johnson City Mall
Feb. 4, noon - 1 p.m.
 
Heart Health for Seniors
Johnson City Senior Center
Feb. 7, noon - 1 p.m.
 
Lowering Your Lipids
Kingsport Health Resources Center, Kingsport Town Center
Feb. 7, noon - 1 p.m.
 
Taking Control of Your Blood Pressure
Johnson City Health Resources Center, Johnson City Mall
Feb. 12, noon - 1:30 p.m.
 
From Heart Failure to Heart Success
Johnson City Health Resources Center, Johnson City Mall
Feb. 12, noon - 1 p.m.
 
Johnson City Health Resources Center, Johnson City Mall
Feb. 13, noon - 1 p.m.
 
A Sweet Treat
Kingsport Health Resources Center, Kingsport Town Center
Feb. 14, noon - 1 p.m.
 
Heart Healthy Snack Attack
Kingsport Health Resources Center, Kingsport Town Center
Feb. 15, 4 - 5 p.m.
 
Heart Valve Issues - An Open and Shut Case
Johnson City Health Resources Center, Johnson City Mall
Feb. 18, 6 - 7 p.m.
 
Eat Your Heart Out
Johnson City Health Resources Center, Johnson City Mall
Feb. 19, 6 - 7 p.m.

HeartCoach Cardiovascular Screenings
Kingsport Health Resources Center, Kingsport Town Center
Feb. 20, 7 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
 
No Fibbing
Kingsport Health Resources Center, Kingsport Town Center
Feb. 20, 11 a.m. - noon
 
Congestive Heart Failure
Kingsport Health Resources Center, Kingsport Town Center
Feb. 21, 5 - 6 p.m.
 
Atrial Fib - Get With the Beat
Johnson City Health Resources Center, Johnson City Mall
Feb. 21, 6 - 7 p.m.
 
Get Heart Smart - Ask the Cardiologist
Kingsport Health Resources Center, Kingsport Town Center
Feb. 26, noon - 1 p.m.
 
Healthy Heart Cooking Demo
Kingsport Health Resources Center, Kingsport Town Center
Feb. 28, noon - 1 p.m.