July 24, 2000

WHO: The Hispanic Wellness Fair is free and open to the public.

WHAT: The Hispanic Wellness Fair offers the following services:

Free health checks for:

  • Blood pressure
  • Diabetes
  • Vision
  • Dental
  • Cholesterol
  • Nutrition
  • Immunizations for children
  • Cancer screenings by appointment only. Call (817) 355-7979.

Free health information about:

  • Stroke
  • Cardiovascular
  • Cancer
  • Diabetes
  • Blood pressure
  • Child Safety

WHEN: Saturday, August 5
10 a.m.-5 p.m.

WHERE: Will Rogers Memorial Center, Central Texas Room
Fort Worth

SPONSORS: UNT Health Science Center at Fort Worth, Bristol-Myers Squibb Company, KFWD-TV52 Telemundo, Pfizer, Inc., Cook Childrenâ??s Health Plan, La Fabulosa KESS 1270, Harris Methodist Hospitals/Texas Health Resources, FiestaMart, Inc., Fort Worth Independent School District and the City of Fort Worth.

Rita Fc
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Dr. Sid O'Bryant
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Vic Holmes, Mpas, Edd, Pa C Assistant Professor
HSC Pride: Increased pronoun use is an emerging trend among health professionals

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Hsc Katie Pelch
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