Wednesday, January 06, 2010

Community Health Fair @ JABSOM, Fri, 1/8, 12pm

Community Health Fair
12 noon - 3pm
Friday, January 8, 2010
UH School of Medicine

The University of Hawai‘i at Mānoa’s John A. Burns School of Medicine (JABSOM) will sponsor a free community health fair this Friday, January 8, at the medical school’s Kaka‘ako campus from 12 noon until 3 p.m.

  • Free blood pressure, BMI, glucose, and other health screenings
  • Door prizes & free samples of nutritional items
  • Acupuncture, ayurvedic medicine, Native Hawaiian healing, Chinese & herbal medicine, and massage demonstrations and nutrition counseling by Med School faculty
  • Keynote speaker, Dr. Terry Shintani, will give a talk at 2pm. He is the author of the popular books "THe Hawaii Diet" and "Eat More, Weigh Less."
  • Yoga demonstration at 1pm
  • Over 50 vendors, such as Whole Foods, YMCA, American Cancer Society, National Kidney Foundation.
The fair is organized annually by the school’s first and second year medical students.

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