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Roper St. Francis offering 6th annual health expo

NORTH CHARLESTON, SC (WCSC) -

Registration has opened for the sixth annual "Amazing Health Expo" held by Roper St. Francis Healthcare.

The Expo brings physicians and medical experts together to present information on health issues that affect our community.

The event will take place from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m., Thursday, Mar. 14, at Trident Technical College, 7000 Rivers Ave., Building 920.

More than 20 of Roper's physicians and medical experts will discuss and answer questions on nine important topics including heart, gastrointestinal, vaccination, diabetes and bone and pelvic health information.

Attendees will also be able to browse the health fair throughout the day.

Registration, the health fair and breakfast begin at 8 a.m. Health and wellness screenings and educational material will be available, in addition to three main sessions:

Session 1: Heart Health for Life; Tummy Troubles; Don't Catch It, Don't Spread It

Session 2: Let It Flow (vascular and vein health); Pelvic Health; Empowering Your Health

Session 3: Diabetes University; Looking Great at Any Age; What's New in Joint Replacement

The event is open to anyone in the community for a $10 fee that includes breakfast, lunch and snacks. On-site parking is available and free of charge. Pre-registration is required – to make a reservation, call 843-402-CARE.

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