Thursday, February 09, 2012 - Broward Health North Broward Medical Center to Celebrate Black History Month with Community Health Fair

What: Please join Broward Health North Broward Medical Center (BHNBMC) as it hosts a free Community Health Fair in honor of Black History Month.

BHNBMC will be providing free carotid artery screenings, blood pressure checks, colorectal cancer screening kits, stroke assessments as well as pharmacy brown bag consults, where the public can bring their medications and ask a BHNBMC pharmacist questions. 

Free cholesterol and blood sugar screenings will be available to the first 60 people to register. Registration begins at 9 a.m.  **You must fast 12 hours prior to the screening.**

Dr. Mayuri Gupta, gastroenterologist, will give a healthy talk on common gastrointestinal disorders and treatments, and Dr. Ridwan Lin, interventional neurologist, will speak on the latest stroke prevention and treatment.

There will also be a cooking demonstration and tasting.

When: Saturday, February 25, 2012
8 a.m. - 12 p.m.

Where: E. Pat Larkins Center
520 Martin Luther King Blvd
Pompano Beach, FL 33060

Broward Health, providing service for more than 50 years, is a nationally recognized system offering world class health care services to our neighbors in South Florida. Broward Health includes Broward Health Broward General Medical Center, Broward Health North Broward Medical Center, Broward Health Imperial Point Medical Center, Broward Health Coral Springs Medical Center, Chris Evert Children’s Hospital, Broward Health Weston and more than 30 facilities of the Broward Health Community Health Services and Broward Health Physician Group. For more information, visit