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Go Red for Women/North Returns to Miami County September 8

PIQUA – The Go Red for Women/North Health and Wellness Expo returns September 8 to Edison Community College.

The Go Red Expo activities will be held from 9:00 am to 1:00 pm in the Edison North Hall.  Visitors will be able to participate in free health testing such as blood pressure, non-fasting cholesterol and blood sugar, derma scan, body mass index and fitness readiness.

Upper Valley Medical Center health professionals will offer free wellness counseling, literature and handouts. Other activities include local vendor booths featuring health/wellness/beauty, informational break-out sessions, cooking demonstrations, chair massages, mini-makeovers and heart healthy refreshments. Door prize drawings will be held throughout the event.

An Ask the Doctor Cardiology Panel will be held at 10:00 am in the Edison Theater. 

New to this year’s event is a 5K Run/Walk which will launch at 8:00 am.  The walk will begin and end on the Edison campus. To register and for more information on the walk, visit www.speedy-feet.comOff Site Icon.

The 2012 Go Red Goes North event is presented by UVMC in conjunction with the American Heart Association.  Other sponsors include Medical Mutual, Miami Jacobs, Edison, Wilson Memorial Hospital, Up and Running, WPTW Radio, Miami Valley Steel Services,  CompuNet Clinical Laboratories, Merck and Macy’s.

For more information, contact Cris Peterson, Go Red for Women at (937) 853-3111 or cris.peterson@heart.org.

Content Updated: December 1, 2014

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