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University of Iowa News Release

Aug. 19, 2005

UI Health Expo Scheduled For Aug. 24

Health Iowa/Student Health Service at the University of Iowa will host the UI Health Expo from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Wednesday, Aug. 24 in the Terrace Lobby of the Iowa Memorial Union. The expo is part of the UI Welcome Week events Aug. 21-28.

The UI Health Expo will feature booths that focus on fitness, nutrition, tobacco cessation, stress management, body image, healthy alcohol use and more. Free health assessments, such as blood pressure readings and body fat testing, also will be available. In addition, prizes and giveaways will be given to participants who challenge themselves on the "Wellness Circuit."

For additional information, contact Amy Fletcher at Health Iowa/Student Health Service at 319-335-8213.

University of Iowa Health Care describes the partnership between the UI Roy J. and Lucille A. Carver College of Medicine and UI Hospitals and Clinics and the patient care, medical education and research programs and services they provide. Visit UI Health Care online at

STORY SOURCE: University of Iowa Health Science Relations, 5139 Westlawn, Iowa City, Iowa 52242-1178

MEDIA CONTACT: David Pedersen, (319) 335-8032,