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YRMC's 'Celebrate Life' health expo is Saturday

PRESCOTT - About 45 exhibits and talks by health professionals will take place at the Celebrate Life Health Expo from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. May 18 in the Prescott Gateway Mall, 3250 Gateway Blvd.

Yavapai Regional Medical Center is sponsoring the event to appeal to families with children, older adults, veterans and people of all ages.

The event will feature interactive demonstrations, health screenings and displays. Adding to the atmosphere will be Zumba dance demonstrations and face painting for children.

The schedule appears as follows:

• 10 a.m., Introduction to Patient Blood Management, Pierre Tibi, M.D., of the James Family Heart Center at YRMC, Community Room;

Healthy Legs Boot Camp, by Donna Hannah of YRMC Rehabilitation Services, Suite 164;

• 11 a.m., Risk Factors for Coronary Art Disease, by Fernando Soto, M.D., YRMC PhysicianCare-Cardiology, Community Room;

• Breast Cancer Genetics, Nancy Ledoyen, R.N., clinical navigator, the BreastCare Center at YRMC, Suite 164;

• Zumba/Z-Dance Demonstration, • Tamara Laxson, YRMC exercise physiologist, Kids Court Common Area;

• Noon, Suicide Prevention - Stand by Them - We'll Stand By You, Cheryle Pheylan, licensed clinical social worker, Northern Arizona VA Health Care System, Community Room;

• Learn About the Relay for Life, Alyssa Franks, American Cancer Society, Suite 164;

• 1 p.m., Heart Health Q & A, Edward Ha, M.D., YRMC PhysicianCare-

Cardiology, Community Room;

• Learn About the March of Dimes, Judy York of the March of Dimes, Suite 164;

• Zumba/Z-Dance Demonstration, Laxson, Kids Court Common Area.

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