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Free and Low-Cost Health Screenings Coming March 22 to Costick Center

Farmington Hills, Mich. (February 27, 2013)---If you are 18 or older, find high-quality free and low-cost health screenings for serious illnesses, such as obesity, diabetes, high blood pressure, cancer, and heart disease, at the Project Healthy Living event at the William Costick Center at 28600 Eleven Mile Road in Farmington Hills. This free, open-to-the-public public health event is locally sponsored by the Farmington Area Commission on Aging, the City of Farmington Hills Senior Division, and Botsford Hospital. This event will be held from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m., Friday, March 22, 2013. Enter the Costick Center through Door A. 
 
Receiving regular health screenings are essential steps to protect your family from "silent-killer" diseases that don't present symptoms. Free testing services include balance, blood pressure, body mass index (BMI), bone density (9:30 a.m. to 12 p.m. only), hearing, height and weight, lung function, memory, and vision. Counseling and referral are also free services. For nominal fees, blood testing and analysis ($5 to $50) and ultrasounds measuring blockage of the arteries and EKGs of the heart ($25 to $199) will be available. 
 
For more information or to pre-register and pay for the tests and services you want, please visit http://projecthealthyliving.org. Or, you may call (248) 473-1830.

Beaumont Health is a not-for-profit organization formed by Beaumont Health System, Botsford Health Care and Oakwood Healthcare to provide high-quality, efficient, accessible services in a caring environment for southeastern Michigan residents and beyond. As one of Beaumont Health's eight hospitals, Botsford Hospital is a multi-specialty 330-bed hospital and verified trauma center located in Farmington Hills, Michigan. The campus also houses an imaging center, a comprehensive care cancer center and an extensive medical education program---part of Michigan State University's Statewide Campus System. Annually, Botsford cares for about 16,000 inpatients and more than 60,000 emergency and trauma patients with a team of approximately 2,500 employees, 300 volunteers and 600 physicians.

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