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USA TODAY Publishes Fresh: Women’s Health Guide

MCLEAN, Va., Sept. 28 /PRNewswire/ — USA TODAY announces the availability of Fresh: Women’s Health Guide, the first women’s health glossy publication from USA TODAY’s Your Life. From advice on how to get a good night’s sleep to how to live healthy and spend less, this resource has you covered. The best foods for health, the best gear for your workouts, and the best advice when it comes to feeling your best are all included.

This special publication includes:
Soccer star Brandi Chastain talks about how to stay fit and healthy over 40
61 ways to live healthy and spend less
HGTV’s David Bromstad offers tips on making a room pop without spending a fortune
An interview with the Surgeon General on how to become a healthier nation
Special breast cancer section—ways to fight back now

Fresh: Women’s Health Guide is available at newsstands nationally for $7.99. It can also be ordered online at fresh2010.usatoday.com.

USA TODAY is a multi-platform news and information media company. Founded in 1982, USA TODAY’s mission is to serve as a forum for better understanding and unity to help make the USA truly one nation. Today, through its newspaper, website and mobile platforms, USA TODAY connects readers and engages the national conversation. USA TODAY, the nation’s number one newspaper in print circulation with an average of more than 1.8 million daily, and USATODAY.com, an award-winning newspaper website launched in 1995, reach a combined 5.9 million readers daily. USA TODAY is a leader in mobile applications with more than five million downloads on mobile devices. The USA TODAY brand also includes USA TODAY Education and USA TODAY Sports Weekly. USA TODAY is owned by Gannett Co., Inc. (NYSE: GCI).

FAIR PARK: Women’s Health Fair to be held at Fair Park

Fair Park Senior Center and Cumberland Medical Center will be hoisting a mini health fair on Wednesday, Sept. 29, in conjunction of Women’s Health and Fitness Day. Free health screenings will be available with physicians and health professionals available on hand to answer questions.

Linda Hassler, diabetes educator, with CMC Wellness Center, will provide glucose testing. Dee Dee Barnwell gets you rocking, as she teaches Rocking to the Oldies chair exercises.

Many people have sleep apnea problems in breathing, and may not know it. Patrick Graham, with CMC Medical Supply, will be contacting pulse oximetry screening with Cpap and Bipap education for women. This is a check with a mask to evaluate air passageways for better breathing. CMC Medical Equipment has a complete line of home medical supplies.

Blood pressure readings will be available by Cindy Cravens, with CMC Home Health. CMC’s latest expansion, the Physical Rehabilitation Unit, will be represented by Phyllis Hall. Services include physical therapy, occupational therapy, speech therapy and sports medicine.

Larry Meads with Physical Medicine will be available to answer questions on the latest medications used in the recovery process.

Refreshments will also be available.

Between 9 a.m. and noon, flu shots will be offered to Cumberland County seniors sponsored by Walgreen Pharmacy. Bring your Medicare card (without Medicare the cost is $29.99).

Fair Park Senior Center encourages seniors to be informed, active and connected! The center is open Monday through Friday from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. You can also visit the center’s website at http://www.fairparkseniorcenter.org to keep up-to-date on the latest programs and activities that are being offered, as well as online versions of the center’s monthly newsletter “Newsline.”

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