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University of Iowa News Release

Feb. 23, 2005

Health Fair '05 Set For March 2 At UI Field House

Health Fair '05 will be held from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. Wednesday, March 2, on the main deck of the University of Iowa Field House.

This free event gives both campus and community members the opportunity to gain information on a variety of current health-related issues. Exhibits and activities include cholesterol testing, blood donation, bone density screenings, skin analysis, body fat testing, massage therapy, healthy spring break tips and more. Door prizes will be awarded, and a variety of healthy snacks will be available to those who attend.

Sponsored by Health Iowa/Student Health Service and the UI Department of Health and Sport Studies, the spring health fair is an annual event. UI Wellness, Recreational Services and UI Health Care also sponsor a health fair each fall that is open to the public.

For more information, or if you are a person with a disability who requires an accommodation in order to participate in this program, please contact Health Iowa/Student Health Service in advance at 319-335-8213.

STORY SOURCE: University of Iowa Health Science Relations, 5135 Westlawn, Iowa City, Iowa 52242-1178

CONTACTS: Media: David Pedersen, (319) 335-8032,; Program: Tanya Villhauer, 319-335-8388,