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Free heart health screening for women this Friday in Lafayette

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Women can get a free heart health screening this Friday in Lafayette.

Women Heart and Burlington have teamed up to host the event Friday from 5 to 8 p.m. at the Lafayette Burlington location. 
     
Organizers say one in three women die from heart disease--making it the leading cause of death in women.

"You have to educate yourself," said Myra Robin," said Women Heart Champion Educator.  "Women need to be advocates. They need to learn their numbers. They need to learn what their risk factors are for heart disease. It's a lot easier to treat before something happens than wait until you have a heart attack like me."

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