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UT Health hosts Wellness Expo Oct. 8

To promote healthy living in northwest Ohio, UT Health will hold a free Wellness Expo Saturday, Oct. 8, from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Glendale Medical East, 3333 Glendale Ave., Toledo.

Local health experts will present information on a variety of topics, including the effects of physical activity in the prevention of diabetes, how stress and depression play a role in cardiac disease, care for expectant mothers, and Lucas County Health assessment data.

wellness expoAttendees will have access to free health screenings, including blood glucose, blood pressure, lung capacity and HIV testing. Flu shots also will be administered at the event.

“We want to empower individuals in northwest Ohio to take charge of their own wellness and are pleased to provide this opportunity to share important health information to the members of our community,” said Dr. Johnnie Early, event organizer and dean of the College of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences.

Vendors will share information about smoking cessation, managing blood pressure, preparing healthy meals, asthma control and heart health. Representatives from Life Connection of Northwest Ohio, the American Heart Association, Lucas County Children Services and other community resource organizations also will be on hand to share information about their services.

Visit http://uthealth.utoledo.edu/webforms/health-expo.html or call 419.383.1904 to pre-register.

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