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Healthy Classes, Programs and Screenings

Apr. 10, 2013 @ 12:00 AM

HUNTINGTON -- A number of health-conscious classes, programs and screenings are scheduled in the Tri-State this week. Some of the activities offered in the area:

Free Women's Health Screening, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m., Saturday, April 12, Edwards Comprehensive Cancer Center, 1340 Hal Greer Blvd., Huntington. Free pelvic exams and clinical breast exams for women age 18 and older. Pap smears available for those who qualify. Appointments are preferred and can be made by calling 304-526-2379. Walk-ins welcome.

Blood Pressure Screenings -- Ashland, 9 to 11 a.m., Thursday, April 11, YMCA, Ashland. Healthy Community Services at Our Lady of Bellefonte Hospital will offer free blood pressure screenings. For more details, call 606-833-CARE.

Senior Lifestyle and Health Fair, 10 a.m. to 3 p.m., Saturday, April 12, Huntington Mall, center court, Barboursville. Health professionals from Cabell Huntington Hospital will provide health screenings for diabetes, bone fracture risk, stroke, lung disease, osteoporosis, balance, arthritis and nerve compression. Additional information provided for senior health, advance directive planning, lung and colorectal cancer, cardiac and vascular screenings and volunteer opportunities at Cabell Huntington Hospital. For more information, call 304-399-6742.

Mobile Mammograms - Ironton, 9 a.m. to 2 p.m., Monday, April 15, Dawson-Bryant Elementary School, Ironton. To schedule an appointment for a screening mammogram, call Our Lady of Bellefonte Hospital's Women's Center at 606-846-PINK.