Janet Marshall is the editor of The Free Lance-Star's Healthy Living section and Healthy Life Virginia newsletter. She thinks most things are fine in moderation.
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Free health screening
You can get your blood pressure, cholesterol, body-mass index and glucose level checked for free Saturday at the Spotsylvania Regional Medical Center from 8 a.m. until noon. A physician will be on hand to discuss test results.
To get the most accurate results, people shouldn’t consume anything after midnight except water and their usual medicines, the hospital’s marketing leader, Jeanne Burkett, said in an email. The hospital is located at 4604 Spotsylvania Parkway.