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TWU celebrates Women’s Health Week

9/16/05


DENTON — A Women’s Health Fair scheduled Wednesday, Sept. 21 at Texas Woman’s University will feature information and health screenings for men as well as women.

The health fair, sponsored by the TWU Department of Health Education, will take place from 11 a.m. until 2 p.m. in room 207 of the TWU Student Union, located on the southwest corner of Bell Avenue and Administration Drive on TWU’s Denton campus. The event, which marks Women’s Health Week, has no admission fee and is open to the public. For more information, call TWU’s Department of Health Education at (940) 898-3833.

Lone Star Screening will provide male and female profiles for $45 each. A female profile includes a complete blood count (CBC), comprehensive metabolic panel (kidney, liver, bone and muscle functions), a full lipid panel (cholesterol) and a comprehensive thyroid panel. The male profile includes the CBC, comprehensive metabolic panel, full lipid panel and a PSA (prostate cancer screen).

Cholesterol screenings requiring finger-stick testing will be $15 for total cholesterol or $25 for a full lipid panel, which includes total cholesterol, LDL, HDL, triglycerides, risk ratio and glucose.

Fasting (water permitted only) for eight to 10 hours prior to testing is required for all the tests.

Other vendors at the health fair will include the TWU Counseling Center, TWU Fitness and Recreation, TWU Student Health Services, the Osteoporosis Center of Denton, Family Health Care Inc., Mary Kay Cosmetics, Moore Chiropractic Center, Woman to Woman Pregnancy Resource Center and massage therapists.

Also in conjunction with Women’s Health Week, Methodist Mobile Mammography will conduct screenings from 9:30 a.m. until 3:30 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 20 in TWU’s visitors parking lot, located north of the Student Union. The cost is $99, and all major insurance claims will be filed. Call 1-800-727-6131 to schedule an appointment.

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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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