According to a survey by Harris Interactive for Cheerios, although heart disease is a chief health concern for 38 percent of women, only 50 percent of women have actually had their cholesterol level checked in the past year.
Other cholesterol stats include...
To help women get their heart health on, Cheerios and 8th Continent soymilk are helping provide free cholesterol screenings by donating money to WomenHeart, an advocacy organization serving women with heart disease.
After buying a box of specially-marked Cheerios, you can visit cheerioshelpinghearts.com and enter a special code found on the inside flap of the cereal box. For every code entered, Cheerios will donate $1 to WomenHeart.
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