PeaceHealth Southwest hosts free wellness event

By Marissa Harshman, Columbian Health Reporter



PeaceHealth Southwest Medical Center is offering a community wellness event this weekend to get the new year started on a healthy note.

The free event — 2012 New Year, New You — is from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Jan. 14 at the Clark County Events Center at the Fairgrounds, 17402 N.E. Delfel Road.

The event will include free screenings for blood pressure and blood glucose, bone density and lower extremity circulation. Non-fasting cholesterol tests are available for $25.

Experts will speak about food as medicine, sleep, pain management and living with chronic conditions, plastic surgery, medical spa and varicose veins.

The event will also include healthy cooking demonstrations and samples, CPR demonstrations, Arthur Murray Dancing and Zumba, One Team Kids activity area, free helmet fittings and discount helmet sales, and the MegaLung display.

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