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Free Chicago Health Fair on Tuesday

September 05, 2011

Looking for a Chicago doctor? Got a health question? Worried about your blood pressure?

The University of Illinois Medical Center is hosting a free Health and Education Fair for the community on Tuesday, September 6 from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the UIC Forum.

The free fair will include:

*Brief lectures from physicians on more than 20 topics, including breastfeeding, diabetes, contraception, immunization, attention deficit and hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) and robotic kidney transplantation.

*A ‘Meet the Doc’ event from 11 a.m. to noon and 1 to 2 p.m., when providers from pulmonary, urology, nutrition and wellness, family medicine, pain, sickle cell, obstetrics and pediatrics will be available for one-on-one conversations.

*Free screenings, including body mass index (BMI), blood pressure and glucose.

*Free lipid screenings (including cholesterol) for the first 25 people who fasted 12 hours prior to the screening.

*Flu shots for $20 per person from the new University of Illinois Immediate Care Clinic at Maxwell Street.

*More than 20 medical specialties with representatives to answer questions and hand out information, including:

*Otolaryngology (Ear, Nose and Throat)

*Audiology

*Neurosurgery

*Robotic Surgery Simulation

stethoscope in shape of a heart*Vein Center

*Surgery

*Transplant – Chicago Diabetes Project

*Pulmonary – Sleep

*Sleep & Allergy

*College of Nursing – Integrated Health Care

*Psychiatry

*Pain Management

*Rehabilitation

*Family Medicine

*Pediatric Hematology/Sickle Cell

*Hematology/Sickle Cell

*Pediatrics

*Neurology

*OB/Gyn

*Pharmacy

*Cancer Center

*Rehabilitation

*Radiology

*Occupational Health

What: Free Health and Education Fair

When: Tuesday, September 6; 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.

Where: UIC Forum, 725 W. Roosevelt Road, Chicago

More: For more information, including a detailed schedule and parking information, visit www.uillinoismedcenter.org/uichealthfair.

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