Sparks Hosts Summer Health Fair

FORT SMITH, AR (June 5, 2013) – Sparks Health System is providing the community a chance to be proactive about their health during a special Saturday wellness fair.

Nearly 40 vendors are scheduled to provide information to help you lead a healthier life. Free prostate cancer screenings, blood pressure checks and cholesterol tests will be provided, among other health assessments. Saturday mammogram appointments (screening only) are also available during the event, as is genetic testing for breast cancer.

At the day-long event, dieticians will demonstrate healthy cooking techniques and trainers with the Marvin Altman Fitness Center will get attendees moving with some fun exercise maneuvers, including Piloxing and Zumba. Also, physicians will be on-hand to discuss innovative surgical techniques like MAKOplasty partial knee resurfacing, and proper care for breast and prostate health.

The Summer Health Fair will take place from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday, June 8 at the Sparks Medical Plaza, located at 1500 Dodson Ave., Fort Smith. Free food, music, door prizes and chair massages will also be available. To schedule your mammogram appointment, call (479) 441-4100 and select option 3. Walk-ins are also welcome.