Kim Coles hosts Go Red for women's health in Detroit

A special event promoting women's health in February had everyone going red.

Taking pictures and looking beautiful in red, its part of the Go Red campaign, to raise awareness for women where heart disease is the number one killer.

The luncheon brought hundreds of people together to get the message, know your numbers, take care of your heart and change your lifestyle.

The keynote speaker was actress Kim Coles.

FOX 2: "You met your husband in an interesting way."

"He's been good for my heart health, number one, he's younger than me," she said.

FOX 2: "How much?"

"Eleven years my junior. and I just turned 54," she said. "We met at a health expo. and he was a police officer at the time. They told me he was going to be my escort for the day, and that day became the rest of my life."

FOX 2: "Why are you so passionate of this message? "

"I'm passionate of the message, because heart disease is the number one killer of women and we need more education, and information," Coles said. "I've had my own little heart scares. No problems, but I've had heart palpitations.

"I get invited to speak at the Go Red events in the country, and a constant reminder I need to remember to get on the path to better health. I do okay, but I can do so much better."

Learn of symptoms and what you need to know in terms of numbers CLICKING HERE, and remember the entire month of February we are talking about keeping your heart healthy.

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