February is American Heart Month!!

February is American Heart Month and promotes women’s heart health. Did you wear your red on February 3rd? Each year this day is dedicated to raising awareness for heart disease in women. Heart disease and stroke cause death in 1 out of 3 women each year, that is almost one woman every 80 seconds!

The health needs of women in Agriculture may be overlooked. Despite the fact that 31% of all American farmers are women, in 2018, Successful Farming claimed that health and safety education for the Agriculture population is most often aimed at men. See the article on this topic written by Lisa Foust Prater 

See the story here: Health Needs of Women in Ag Overlooked

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