Go Red Por Tu Corazon Asks Latinas to Have a Heart-to-Heart

Go Red Por Tu Corazon supporter Ximena Navarrete, Miss Universe 2010, helps start the conversation

Heart disease remains the No. 1 killer of Hispanic women. On average, Hispanic women are likely to develop heart disease 10 years earlier than non-Hispanic white women. Yet, most are still unaware of this threat. This Mother’s Day, the American Heart Association’s Go Red Por Tu Corazon encourages daughters to have a heart-to-heart conversation that could potentially save their mother’s life.

Sadly, mothers, sisters and friends are dying at the rate of one per minute because they don’t know that heart disease kills. To help begin this conversation, Go Red Por Tu Corazon supporter Ximena Navarrete urges mothers and daughters to have this heart-to-heart in a thirty-second online Public Service Announcement featured on the Go Red Por Tu Corazon Facebook page. Read More »