Health and wellness fair grows campus awareness


By Tressa Eckerman, Contributor / Photos by Evan Ludes, The Gateway

On Nov. 5, the school of Health, Physical Education and Recreation hosted the Health and Wellness Fair presented by the University of Nebraska at OmahaWellness Center and sponsored by Noodles and Company. The event is a part of the university’s effort to educate the campus to adopt a healthier lifestyle. The fair featured a blood screening that included thyroid and cholesterol and tests which detect cell disorders and chemical imbalances for the kidneys and liver. There also was a screening for diabetes, a health screening and a test to check Vitamin D levels.

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