Twenty Community Organizations Come Together to Provide Free Health Services for South Central L.A. Community

Tuesday, August 24, 2010 General News
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LOS ANGELES, Aug. 23

With diabetes, obesity and heart disease among the leading causes of health problems for Latinos, there is a growing need for health education and awareness. The South Central Family Health Clinic and the Huntington Park Family Health Clinic have teamed up with 20 other community organizations to offer free health services to WHAT: the people of Los Angeles. Some of the free tests provided in this two-day event include glucose, blood pressure and anemia screenings. There also will be a Q & A session where families can get direct advice from nationally recognized health expert, Dra. Aliza Lifshitz. The health fair will be a mix of education and fun, including a Latin dance exercise demonstration that promotes healthy weight- loss by combining an aerobic workout with salsa, samba and bachata, as well as games and prizes for the entire family. The Prevention in Action Family Health Fair is brought to you by the makers of Clorox(R) Disinfecting Products Friday, August 27th , 2010 & Saturday, August 28th, 2010 from WHEN: 9:00am- 2:00pm Speakers include - Dra. Aliza Lifshitz, internist and editor VidaySalud.com Dr. Felix Aguilar, medical director, SCFHC WHERE: Friday, August 27th - Huntington Park Family Health Center 2680 Saturn Avenue Huntington Park & Saturday, August 28th - South Central Family Health Center 4425 South Central Avenue Los Angeles

SOURCE The Clorox Company


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