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Published on February 07, 2013

MU Cardiovascular Team Provides Free Heart-Health Screenings

COLUMBIA, Mo. — University of Missouri Health Care cardiovascular specialists will offer free heart-healthy screenings from 10 a.m. to noon Saturday, Feb. 16, at Macy’s, 201 N. Stadium Boulevard, Columbia.

Body mass index measurements, as well as blood-pressure and cholesterol screenings will be offered at the event. An eight-hour fast is required to conduct a cholesterol screening and must be scheduled. Space is limited for cholesterol screenings.

Health care professionals will also be available to answer questions and provide information about additional heart-related issues such as smoking cessation, heart-healthy nutrition and exercise.

For more information or to schedule a cholesterol screening, please contact MU’s Fit for Life staff at (573) 882-4283.