Brandon, FL - Heart health starts from day one. On Wear Red Day, Friday, February 3, newborns in The Baby Suites at Brandon Regional Hospital will receive red caps from the American Heart Association, and mothers will receive information about heart disease prevention. Heart disease is the leading cause of death among women and men in the United States and is largely preventable. .

WHAT: Newborn babies to receive red caps for Wear Red Day, February 3 at Brandon Regional Hospital

WHY: Go Red For Women is part of the American Heart Association’s solution to help save women’s lives. With one out of three women still dying from heart disease, we are committed to fighting this No. 1 killer, which is largely preventable., a premiere source of information and education, connects millions of women of all ages and gives them tangible resources to turn personal choices into lifesaving actions. The movement is nationally sponsored by Macy’s and Merck & Co., Inc. and locally sponsored by the hospitals of HCA West Florida including Brandon Regional Hospital, Community Hospital, Edward White Hospital, Largo Medical Center, Northside Hospital, Oak Hill Hospital, Regional Medical Center Bayonet Point, South Bay Hospital and St. Petersburg General Hospital.

WHEN: Friday, February 3, 2012 Starting at 10 a.m.

WHERE: The Baby Suites – Brandon Regional Hospital

             119 Oakfield Drive, Brandon, Florida 33511

Photo: New mother, Cherri Jenkins, holds baby Katja McKean, born on February 3, (7lbs, 3 oz.)  at Brandon Regional Hospital, who wears a red cap in honor of National Wear Red Day