Healthy Summer Check-up
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San Andreas, CA - Summer means lots of activities and to make sure you are in shape, why not check out Mark Twain Medical Center (MTMC) Summer Health Fair. There will be over 40 booths with a wide range of health information and services in the community. There will also be some free health screenings including body fat, physical fitness levels, stress levels, and metabolic screenings.
One of the big attractions is the blood screenings. MTMC officials say for the best results you should start fasting after midnight and only drink water. The blood work is a five-panel blood analysis, including a chemistry panel, thyroid, complete blood count, lipid panel, and iron for women, PSA for men, and vitamin D deficiencies. The cost is $45 and a Bone Density Screenings is $10.
The fair runs Saturday, June 29th from 8 to Noon at the MTMC Family Medical Center parking lot in Valley Springs.
Written by Tracey Petersen
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