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Alaska Regional Hospital Hosts Healthy Men and Woman Fair


Anchorage, AK (March 8, 2012)—Alaska Regional Hospital will host its annual Healthy Men & Women Fair on Saturday, April 14, from 8 a.m. to 12 p.m. on the first and second floors of the hospital’s main lobby.

The Healthy Men & Women Fair recognizes National Women’s Health Week May 13-19 and National Men’s Health Week June 11-17.

Several mini seminars will cover men’s and women’s health topics to educate them on their specific health concerns and to help prevent health problems such as heart disease, diabetes, stroke, and cancer.

Free blood tests will also be given including a lipid panel (total cholesterol, HDL, LDL, triglycerides), blood glucose, HbA1c, and PSA for men. Blood pressure screenings, food and exercise demonstrations, hands-only CPR, chair massages, and education displays will be available. The daVinci Surgical System, a surgical robot used for several procedures at Alaska Regional, will also be on display.

No RSVP is required for the health fair. For updated information, call 264-1383.

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