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The ladies (and one son!) you’ll meet in the following pages have personal connections with heart disease. They are survivors. With mountains of hope and perseverance, they’ve fought back against pain, multiple surgeries, and terrifying prognoses to inspire us all to take better care of our hearts.

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2014 Ladies in Red

Written by Bakersfield Magazine

The Ladies in Red you’ll meet on the following pages are mothers, daughters, aunts, nieces, grandmothers, and sisters, and they are all going red to fight heart disease in women. Join them.

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Extra Special Ladies in Red

Written by Cynthia Pleitez & Belinda Gordillo

We are, once again, proud to feature the survival stories of local women who’ve been personally touched by this devastating disease in order to continue educating everyone on the importance of watching for warning signs and taking care of your heart.

After all, heart disease in women isn’t just a national problem—it’s a local one.

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Ladies in Red 2013

Written by Bakersfield Magazine

Celebrating heart health has never been more in style! These local women are dressed in red to bring awareness to the #1 and #3 killers of women in our community: heart disease and stroke.

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Team Go Ride

Written by Kim Barker

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Remember when we were kids and rode our bikes all over town? Interestingly enough, that was the same era that terms such as “childhood obesity” and “diabetes” weren’t a part of our everyday conversations—you know, before we took the fun out of exercising and started creating fad diets.

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Ladies in Red - 2012

Written by Bakersfield Magazine

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Our 8th annual Go Red for Women and Ladies in Red feature is all about putting the attack on heart attacks—the arrest on cardiac arrest! Once again, we are thrilled to be a part of the American Heart Association’s Go Red Campaign. Together, with these wonderful women, all of whom have a special connection to heart disease or stroke, we hope to prevent women in our community from becoming statistics.

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Special Ladies in Red 2011

Written by Monique Stensrud, Joseph Brook

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Brayden arrived just three days shy of full term but his journey started eight days after he was born. He had stopped eating and was turning blue. An echocardiogram showed that the main artery leaving his heart, the aorta, was not opening fully, restricting the blood flow—a condition called aortic valve stenosis...

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Ladies in Red 2011

Written by Bakersfield Magazine

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Red has never looked so good! We’re proud to unveil the 2011 Bakersfield Magazine Ladies in Red in support of the Go Red for Women Campaign. These are women from our very own community who have a direct connection to heart disease and stroke and want to help our local American Heart Association put an end to the #1 and #3 killers of women in the country.

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Ladies in Red 2010

Written by Bakersfield Magazine

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2010 Ladies in Red

Our 6th annual feature highlights wonderful women in our community who are ready to wear red to support a good cause.

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Special Ladies in Red

Written by Monique Stensrud

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We've chosen some amazing stories from local survivors to help inspire you to take control of your heart health.

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