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TWU to host fifth annual community health fair

3/24/06


DENTON — Denton-area residents can check on their health and have fun in the process when Texas Woman’s University hosts its fifth annual Well Wednesday Community Health Fair on April 5. The event is co-sponsored by Texas Cancer Center — Denton, an affiliate of Texas Oncology, PA.

Admission to the event is free and open to the public. The health fair is scheduled from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. in Pioneer Hall, located on Bell Avenue on TWU’s Denton campus. Parking will be available in the visitors’ lot, located at the northwest corner of Bell Avenue and Administration Drive. For more information, contact Priyanka Lalwani, TWU health education coordinator, at (940) 898-3833 or e-mail healtheducation@mail.twu.edu.

Many of the services are provided free of charge, including blood pressure checks, spinal checks, foot screenings and blood glucose screening. Free neck and back massages also will be available.

Blood cholesterol checks will be available for $15 to $25. Fasting for eight to 10 hours prior to the screening is recommended. Blood lipid profiles will be available for $50.

The Methodist Health System’s Mobile Mammography Unit will provide screenings for $98 for those who schedule an appointment in advance. Appointments may be made by calling (800) 727-6131. All major insurance claims will be filed.

Nearly 35 vendors will be represented at Well Wednesday, including the Denton County Health Department, ExHALE Services, Lone Star Screening, Lone Star Rehabilitation, Friends of the Family and, from TWU, the Dental Hygiene

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For Further Information Contact:

Karen Garcia
Senior Copywriter
Tel: (940) 898-3456
e-mail: kgarcia@twu.edu
 

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