Navigation Links
'AARP/Walgreens Wellness Tour' to Provide Free Health Screenings and Services
Date:4/14/2009

e most in need. Together, we can tap into our strong community networks to make sure the tour reaches the people who need us most."

The AARP/Walgreens Wellness Tour is comprised of nine custom-equipped buses with dedicated staff of Walgreens trained medical technicians and will travel separate routes canvassing the country. Each bus will spend several days in designated cities providing free services at local events, community centers, Walgreens store locations and other select locations with a special emphasis on underserved communities. Screenings are recommended for adults age 18 and older. Results are instantly provided and consumers are encouraged to visit a doctor or health care provider to discuss them. Visitors also have access to free educational information on a variety of health and wellness issues that are available in both English and Spanish.

This is the fifth year Walgreens has committed to providing free health screenings through a traveling health screening campaign. As proven through previous Walgreens programs, health screenings are a critical method for detecting potential diseases before symptoms are noticed. In fact, of those screened during the 2008 tours:

  • 72.8% had high blood pressure levels
  • 68.2% had high body mass index
  • 65.9% had low bone density
  • 60.5% had a waist circumference outside of the normal range
  • 38.0% had high cholesterol levels
  • 13.3% had high glucose levels

Consumers can learn when the tour is scheduled to serve their community by calling toll-free 1-866-484-8687 or online at www.aarpwalgreens.com/tour. Free, one-year AARP memberships will be given to all adults who receive screenings. Participants under the age of 50 can pass on the free membership to an eligible adult,
'/>"/>

SOURCE AARP
Copyright©2009 PR Newswire.
All rights reserved

Page: 1 2 3 4

Related medicine news :

1. Top Medical and Dental Team Opens Groton Wellness Medical Center in Groton, MA
2. Lifeclinic Names New Executive Vice President as its Presence in Non-Retail Wellness Sector Grows
3. Health Secretary Recognizes Wellness Initiatives in Luzerne County During National Public Health Week
4. Health and Wellness Partners, Inc., a Wholly Owned Subsidiary of Zealous Inc., is Awarded the Exclusive California Distribution Rights for RockHard Weekend!!!
5. American Heart Association Encourages Walking Activities During National Workplace Wellness Week
6. Tomato Products Wellness Council Joins Harvard Medical School and the Culinary Institute of America to Take Part in Healthy Kitchen, Healthy Lives April 2-5, 2009
7. The Museum of Modern Arts Meet Me at MoMA Program for People with Alzheimers and Other Dementia Featured in National Center for Creative Agings Creativity Matters Symposium on Health, Wellness, and the Arts
8. Chopra, Harkin, Kurzweil, Ornish, Khan Top Race & Reconciliation Conclave on Health and Wellness
9. National Center for Creative Aging Features Timeslips in Creativity Matters Symposium on Health, Wellness, and the Arts
10. Renowned Chef and Health and Wellness Advocate Writes Book of Recipes for Juicing Raw Fruits and Vegetables
11. Global Leader in Information Technology Services and Business Solutions Signs Long-Term Agreement with PureWellness
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
(Date:12/25/2014)... Product liability lawsuits filed in the ... http://www.consumerinjurylawyers.com/DePuy/ ) continue to move forward in federal court, ... in the U.S. District Court, Northern District of Ohio ... conference on January 7, 2015, at the Paul G. ... Palm Beach, Florida. The Conference is scheduled to begin ...
(Date:12/25/2014)... 2014 Recently, iFitDress.com, the popular online supplier ... announced its new selection of black one-shoulder cocktail dresses ... now; they are available at discounted prices, up to 70% ... will last for three weeks only. You know, we have ... are interested in our new items can visit our website ...
(Date:12/25/2014)... The short film “Color of Honor” by young director/producer ... true 9/11 hero, Welles Remy Crowther. It has been chosen ... of Nuremberg International Short Film Festival and the 8th International ... and director Luciana Lagana plays the mother of the ... Gregory Graham - Graham plays a heroic policeman ...
(Date:12/25/2014)... December 25, 2014 BambooFlooringChina.com sells many ... quality bamboo flooring. Today, the company announces big ... many styles and colors. , BambooFlooringChina.com is the world’s ... the promotion is valid until Jan. 20, 2015. , ... and woven with a natural thread. All the bamboo ...
(Date:12/25/2014)... (PRWEB) December 25, 2014 When head lice ... themselves in a frenzy to get rid of it while ... families in Coral Gables now have the solution right in ... salon clinic location, Lice Troopers provides full spectrum head lice ... Coral Gable area, including Sunset, Key Biscayne, Brickell, Coconut Grove, ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):Health News:Federal Court Overseeing DePuy ASR Hip Lawsuit Set to Convene Conference in January, Bernstein Liebhard LLP Reports 2Health News:Federal Court Overseeing DePuy ASR Hip Lawsuit Set to Convene Conference in January, Bernstein Liebhard LLP Reports 3Health News:iFitDress.com: Black One-Shoulder Cocktail Dresses for 2015 2Health News:The True 9/11 Hero Story “Color of Honor” Premieres in Germany and Bangladesh: Luciana Lagana Plays the Mother of the Lead and Co-Produces with Blaise Dolcemaschio. 2Health News:The True 9/11 Hero Story “Color of Honor” Premieres in Germany and Bangladesh: Luciana Lagana Plays the Mother of the Lead and Co-Produces with Blaise Dolcemaschio. 3Health News:Various Styles of Bamboo Mats in Many Colors from BambooFlooringChina.com 2Health News:Coral Gables Florida Gets Ready to Be Lice-Free with Lice Troopers 2
... , LONDON, July 28 ... integrate many IT-based ancillary systems such as EMR, HIS and ... in which IT systems have accelerated healthcare practices. However, the ... is creating a challenge for hospitals. A huge number of ...
... ... real-time platform at the 15th annual NIWeek, opening Aug. 4 at the Austin Convention ... hosted by National Instruments. , ... Irvine, CA (PRWEB) July 27, 2009 -- MoviMED ( www.movimed.com ) today ...
... ... Plastic Surgery is providing a new virtual doorway into his Fort Lauderdale-area cosmetic plastic ... and useful educational tools. , ... (Vocus) July 28, 2009 -- A recent study by the American Society of Aesthetic Plastic ...
... , ... to predict future severe cardiac events in patients with known, stable coronary artery disease (CAD) ... Radiology . , ... Brook, Ill. (Vocus) July 28, 2009 -- Researchers may be able to predict future severe ...
... The HealthGrades Fourth Annual Bariatric Surgery Trends in ... as "best" performers (five-star rated), with mortality rates, ... are dramatically lower than poorly rated hospitals. ... healthcare ratings organization, evaluated the quality of bariatric ...
... , LOS ANGELES, July 27 ... that it has closed on its previously announced merger with ... is engaged in providing direct to consumer television programming in ... members of African-American communities and other minorities located across the ...
Cached Medicine News:Health News:Radiology Informatics: Frost & Sullivan Examines the Next Big Wave in Medicine 2Health News:MoviMED Announces Participation in NIWeek 2009 Conference to Examine Trends and Technologies for Boosting Productivity and Increasing Competitive Advantage 2Health News:MoviMED Announces Participation in NIWeek 2009 Conference to Examine Trends and Technologies for Boosting Productivity and Increasing Competitive Advantage 3Health News:Fort Lauderdale Plastic Surgery Practice and Dr. Robert Rothfield Reaching Out to Patients with Expansive New Website 2Health News:Fort Lauderdale Plastic Surgery Practice and Dr. Robert Rothfield Reaching Out to Patients with Expansive New Website 3Health News:High Calcium Level in Arteries May Signal Serious Heart Attack Risk 2Health News:High Calcium Level in Arteries May Signal Serious Heart Attack Risk 3Health News:High Calcium Level in Arteries May Signal Serious Heart Attack Risk 4Health News:Study: Bariatric surgery patients have 67 percent lower chance of complications at top hospitals 2Health News:Study: Bariatric surgery patients have 67 percent lower chance of complications at top hospitals 3Health News:Croff Enterprises, Inc. Closes Merger and Will Change Name to America's Minority Health Network, Inc. 2
(Date:12/24/2014)... 24, 2014  Diplomat Pharmacy, Inc. (NYSE: ... proud to announce Jennifer Hagerman , Pharm.D., AE-C, ... take office as the president of the Michigan Pharmacists ... will take place Feb. 28, 2015, at the MPA ... the Renaissance Center in Detroit, Michigan ...
(Date:12/24/2014)... 23, 2014 Echo Therapeutics, Inc. (NASDAQ: ... focused on skin permeation, continuous glucose monitoring and ... Hollander has been appointed Chief Executive Officer ... than 20 years of experience in the medical ... recently served as Vice President, Business Development, Otsuka ...
(Date:12/24/2014)... 23, 2014   Synageva BioPharma Corp. ... developing therapeutic products for rare disorders, today announced ... the Marketing Authorization Application (MAA) for sebelipase alfa ... company,s request for accelerated assessment, which has the ... The MAA, and the Biologics ...
Breaking Medicine Technology:Diplomat's senior director of education and quality to be inducted as 2015 president of the Michigan Pharmacists Association 2Diplomat's senior director of education and quality to be inducted as 2015 president of the Michigan Pharmacists Association 3Echo Therapeutics Announces Scott W. Hollander as President & Chief Executive Officer 2Echo Therapeutics Announces Scott W. Hollander as President & Chief Executive Officer 3Synageva BioPharma Announces Sebelipase Alfa Marketing Authorization Application Validated By The EMA 2Synageva BioPharma Announces Sebelipase Alfa Marketing Authorization Application Validated By The EMA 3
... 2007 - A new study published,in the ... Neurology indicates,that a treatment from Medtronic, Inc. ... improves their quality of life and is,cost-effective ... of this Medtronic-sponsored study should,expand access to ...
... they are outraged,over recent media coverage about ... treat a hormone deficiency often associated,with aging., ... -- The adult,use of human growth hormone ... recent New,York Times article about the founders ...
Cached Medicine Technology:Study Supports Cost-Effectiveness of Medtronic's Spasticity,Treatment for Children with Cerebral Palsy 2Study Supports Cost-Effectiveness of Medtronic's Spasticity,Treatment for Children with Cerebral Palsy 3Study Supports Cost-Effectiveness of Medtronic's Spasticity,Treatment for Children with Cerebral Palsy 4Doctors Outraged Over Growth Hormone Controversy 2
Jewelers forceps. Insulated....
Semkin forceps with stops. Insulated....
Gerald bayonet forceps. Insulated....
Cushing forceps. Insulated....
Medicine Products: