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'The View,' 'The Chew' and 'The Revolution' unite to raise awareness and support the fight against women's heart disease

by jmaloni
Wed, Feb 1st 2012 12:20 pm
Locally, Niagara Falls Memorial Medical Center and Mount St. Mary's Hospital and Health Center are holding heart-health events in February.
Locally, Niagara Falls Memorial Medical Center and Mount St. Mary's Hospital and Health Center are holding heart-health events in February.

More women die of heart disease than from all forms of cancer combined.

Unfortunately, heart disease is often silent, hidden and misunderstood. On Friday, Feb. 3, in honor of National Wear Red Day, which kicks off American Heart Month, Barbara Walters, Whoopi Goldberg, Joy Behar, Elisabeth Hasselbeck, Sherri Shepherd ("The View"), Mario Batali, Michael Symon, Clinton Kelly, Carla Hall, Daphne Oz ("The Chew"), and Ty Pennington, Tim Gunn, Harley Pasternak, Dr. Tiffanie Davis Henry and Dr. Jennifer Ashton ("The Revolution") will all be seen on-air wearing the color red in a unified effort to show support in the fight against heart disease in women.

The hosts are helping to raise awareness of heart disease, the No. 1 killer of women and the American Heart Association's "Go Red for Women" movement. Recipes, fitness tips, meal ideas, personal stories and information on living a heart healthy life will be shared with viewers across all three shows.

In May 2010, Walters announced on "The View" that she would undergo open-heart surgery to replace one faulty heart valve. She returned full-time to "The View" on Sept. 7, 2010, having made a brief appearance via Skype, her first nationally televised appearance (post surgery) and one exclusive in-studio appearance for President Barack Obama's historic visit to "The View" on July 8, 2010.

About "The View"

"The View," a live, one-hour daily talk show from Time Square Studios, features Daytime Emmy Award-winning hosts Walters, Goldberg, Behar, Hasselbeck and Shepherd. It's the original forum in which real women discuss everyday issues, share their opinions and engage in colorful conversations.

For breaking news and updated videos follow "The View" (@theviewtv) and hosts Barbara Walters (@BarbaraJWalters), Whoopi Goldberg (@WhoopiGoldberg), Joy Behar (@JoyVBehar), Elisabeth Hasselbeck (@ehasselbeck) and Sherri Shepherd (@SherriEShepherd) on Twitter.

About "The Chew"

Celebrating and exploring life through food, "The Chew" is an innovative and groundbreaking daytime series from Times Square Studios co-hosted by a dynamic group of engaging, fun, relatable experts in food, lifestyle, and entertaining. Produced by Gordon Elliott's Chew Productions for the ABC Television Network, "The Chew" serves up everything food -- from cooking and home entertaining to food trends, restaurants, holidays and more -- all aimed at making life better, fuller and more fun. Featuring celebrity chefs Batali, Symon, and Hall, entertaining expert Kelly and health and wellness enthusiast Oz, "The Chew" is a leap forward into a delicious new kind of lifestyle series.

Follow "The Chew" (@thechew) and hosts Mario Batali (@mariobatali); Michael Symon (@chefsymon); Clinton Kelly (@clinton_kelly); Carla Hall (@carlahall) and Daphne Oz (@DaphneOz) on Twitter.

About "The Revolution"

"The Revolution" is ABC Daytime's new one-hour daily talk show from Time Square Studios that revolutionizes the lives of viewers from the inside out. The show features a stellar "dream team" of experts who help complete transformations in all areas of life, including body, health, style, mind and environment. "The Revolution" provides life-changing tips and essential tools to motivate viewers and serve as a catalyst for change. Featuring design expert Pennington, style guru Gunn, celebrity trainer Pasternak, OB-GYN Ashton and therapist Davis Henry, each week the series will feature one woman as she utilizes the expertise of the co-hosts to transform her life.

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