A free cholesterol screening where each person screened will receive a report that lists Total Cholesterol, LDL (bad cholesterol), HDL (good cholesterol), blood pressure and triglycerides.

Sponsored by the UNT Health Science Center at Fort Worth, Parke-Davis, Pfizer and Wal-Mart.

Saturday, May 27, 10 a.m.-6 p.m.
Sunday, May 28, 12-8 p.m.

Wal-Mart Supercenter Parking Lot
1401 South Cherry Lane (I-30 and Cherry Ln.)
White Settlement

Heart disease is the number one killer of both men and women in the United States. High cholesterol is a leading risk factor for heart disease, and you or someone you know could be at risk. One out of two adults in the United States has high cholesterol.

The screening is free and open to the public.

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