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Shopping Really Can Be Good For Your Health

February is American Heart Month, and to celebrate Cameron Village and WakeMed Heart Center have partnered to increase awareness among women about heart disease.

If you spend $250 or more between now and Feb. 14, you can choose one of three great gift with purchase items from Bailey’s Fine Jewelry & Gifts, Madison, or Great Outdoor Provision Co. in Cameron Village.

Scarf available with $250 Cameron Village purchase from Madison.

Plus, you will receive a certificate for a free total & HDL cholesterol test and blood pressure check – available by appointment at a WakeMed location near you.  Learn more about the Love Your Heart as Much as We Do partnership!

And, while you shop, you can work your way to heart health by getting on the beatin’ path.  WakeMed and Cameron Village have worked together to map and mark walking paths around the shopping center.

It takes about 2,000 steps to equal one mile. By walking the following distances between stores you will contribute to your heart’s health.

Noodles & Company to Victorian Rose Bridal + 260 steps
Uniquities around the block to Madison + 800 steps
Talbot’s to the Wake County Public Library + 360 steps
haircolorXperts around the block, past K&W Cafeteria to Charlotte’s Jewelry & Gifts + 580 steps
Total = 2,000 steps or approximately one mile

Strive for 10,000 steps a day for maximum benefit. (Average step length = 2’)