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Gambit's summer 2017 Health book listings: Health fairs, screenings & events 

Community Cholesterol Screening. East Jefferson General Hospital Wellness Center, 3601 Houma Blvd., Suite 204, Metairie, ; www.ejgh.org The cholesterol screen checks for total cholesterol, HDL, LDL, HDL/LDL ratio, triglycerides and glucose. Resting blood pressure also is provided. Call (504) 503-6868 to register. Appointment required. Registration is $30-$35. 8 a.m. to 10 a.m. June 14, July 12 and Aug. 9.

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Gentilly/Desire/Pontchartrain Park Community Health and Resource Fair. Holy Cross Lutheran Church, 6154 Press Drive, (504) 288-3437; www.holycrossno.org Dillard University presents a health and resource fair featuring more than 40 exhibitors in health and wellness, job training, employment, legal services, healthy-cooking demonstrations, gospel music and food vendors. Free admission. 9:30 a.m. June 10.

New Orleans Running Group and Walking Club. Louisiana Running + Walking Co., 4153 Canal St., (504) 304-4762; www.louisianarunning.com Louisiana Running + Walking Co. hosts a social run/walk starting at its Mid-City store every Monday (through City Park). Visit www.louisianarunning.com/run-walk-groups for details. 6:30 p.m. Weekly on Mondays.

New Orleans Running Group and Walking Club Uptown. Louisiana Running + Walking Co., 8123 Oak St., (504) 891-9999; www.louisianarunning.com Louisiana Running + Walking Co. hosts a social run/walk starting at its Uptown store every Wednesday (through Audubon Park). Visit www.louisianarunning.com/run-walk-groups/ for details. 6:30 p.m. Weekly on Wednesdays.


Bicycling | Cancer programs, education & events
Dance, Zumba & hula hooping | Educational events
Fitness & exercise | Foot races & walks
Health fairs, screenings & events
Meditation, self-care and spirituality | Nutrition & weight loss
Pilates | Pre-natal & post-partum workshops | Support groups
Training sessions | Yoga & tai chi

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