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Information is good medicine; health screenings from Lister Hill Library

  • August 25, 2010

"Information is Good Medicine" is the theme for Healthfest, health screenings from UAB's Lister Hill Library of the Health Sciences.

The free and open-to-the public screenings will be held from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Tuesday, Aug. 24, 2010 at the library, 1700 University Blvd. Screenings for blood pressure, blood glucose and sickle cell will be offered, along with vision screenings (beginning at 9 a.m.). The event also includes a blood drive. A pharmacist will be on hand to answer questions about medications and drug interactions. Wellness information and advice on accessing free health services also will be available.

For more information, call 205-934-2230 or e-mail