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CMHS to hold Free Weight Health Fair on January 5

Ventura, California, 01/03/2013

Weight screenings, Body Mass Index, fat %,  non-invasive blood pressure measurements, Pulse oximetry, non-fasting total cholesterol and glucose, and Nutritional information will be featured at the Community Memorial Health System Weight Health Fair on Saturday, January 5.

The free informational event will also feature expert speakers such as Dr. Helmuth Billy, vendors, a walk and screening booths. The event is from 9 a.m. to 12 p.m. at the Community Memorial Health System Training Center located at 2908-A Main Street. Bilingual staff will be available. The walk will take place before the event begins from 8 to 9 a.m.

Those attending the event will learn about the challenges of being overweight and obese and ways to decrease weight with positive healthy lifestyle changes. Health topics will include: smoking cessation, exercise, stress reduction, chiropractic care and mini-stress massages. Prizes, giveaways and free refreshments will be provided.  

Community Memorial Hospital is located at 147 N. Brent Street. For more information or to register, call (805) 658-5831.

Community Memorial Health System is a not-for-profit health system, which is comprised of Community Memorial Hospital, Ojai Valley Community Hospital, and twelve family-practice health centers entitled Centers for Family Health.  The health system is located in Ventura County, California.

 

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