New York, NY - The Heart Truth, NHLBI's national awareness campaign for women about heart disease, celebrates National Wear Red Day with the debut of its annual Red Dress Collection Fashion Show. Reminding women that "Heart Disease Doesn't Care What You Wear-It's the No. 1 Killer of Women," The Heart Truth will bring to life the Red Dress, the national symbol for women and heart disease awareness. A star-studded cadre of female musical artists, including Sheryl Crow, LeAnn Rimes, Amerie, Lindsay Lohan, and Fergie of the Black Eyed Peas, will model designer Red Dresses by 21 of America's most influential designers, including Ralph Lauren, Donna Karan, and Calvin Klein.
For more information, please read the NIH/NHLBI News Release, "The National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute Rings In National Wear Red Day with the Red Dress Collection 2006."