Wear red for savings at Macy's
Here's one more reason to break out that red outfit and style it up!
Macy's is running a Wear Red Sale in support of the American Heart Association's Go Red for Women campaign. It aims to use the colors of love and the heart to promote awareness about heart disease, the No. 1 killer of women.
I have mixed feelings about the commercialization of women's health. It seems like a lot of retailers are more interested in their own profits than my well-being with the pink action for breast cancer awareness, another very worthy cause.
Still, I find myself rooting for the Go Red movement. About one in three women dies from cardiovascular disease, compared to about one in 30 from breast cancer, the Heart Association notes. I know a lot more about my breast cancer risks than I do about heart disease, which I can probably do more to prevent.
So I'm wearing my little red dress pin today as a first step to becoming better educated. And what's not to like about an excuse to go shopping?
Deal Diva Letitia
(Photo: Go Red for Women brooch)