Donya Currie is the editor of The Free Lance-Star's Healthy Life section and Healthy Life Virginia newsletter.
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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.