The red awareness ribbon denotes heart disease awareness, including heart valve disease. The month of February is American Heart Month dedicated to raising awareness regarding cardiovascular diseases (CVD). CVD's are a class of diseases that involve the heart and/or blood vessels.
Common CVD's include: ischemic heart disease (IHD), stroke, hypertensive heart disease, rheumatic heart disease (RHD), aortic aneurysms, cardiomyopathy, atrial fibrillation, congenital heart disease, endocarditis, and peripheral artery disease (PAD), among others.
The Alliance for Aging Research is the leading nonprofit organization dedicated to accelerating the pace of scientific discoveries and their application in order to vastly improve the universal human experience of aging and health. The Alliance was founded in 1986 in Washington, D.C., and has since become a valued advocacy organization and a respected influential voice with policymakers - www.agingresearch.org
|1 - Indigenous Disability Awareness Month British Columbia - Social Development and Poverty Reduction.|
|2 - World Cerebral Palsy Day - World CP Day.|
|3 - Global Clubfoot Initiative to End Clubfoot Disability - CURE International and The Global Clubfoot Initiative.|
|4 - Cri du Chat Syndrome Awareness Week - Striped Socks Campaign - 5p- Society.|
|5 - Parkinson's Awareness: 200 Years Since The Disease First Identified - University of Bristol.|
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