'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 at the library.

Screenings for blood pressure, blood sugar, cholesterol 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 will also be available.

For more information, call 934-2230 or email landerso@uab.edu.