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Published on February 21, 2014

MU Health Care, Hy-Vee to Offer Health Screenings, Healthy Cooking Demonstration for National Heart Month

COLUMBIA, Mo. - In recognition of February as National Heart Month, University of Missouri Health Care is partnering with the Rock Bridge Hy-Vee in Columbia to provide heart-healthy screenings and cooking demonstrations. 

The heart-health screenings will be held from 7 to 10 a.m. Saturday, Feb. 22. They will include fasting cholesterol, lung function, blood pressure and body mass index. Cardiologist Mary Dohrmann, M.D., will join Hy-Vee dietitian Paula Vandelicht, R.D., L.D., for a heart-healthy cooking demonstration and tasting from noon to 1 p.m. Monday, Feb. 24. 

The events will be held in the Rock Bridge Hy-Vee Clubroom at 405 E. Nifong Blvd. To register for the screening and cooking demonstration, please call (573) 882-4283.