2005-08-25 / Other News

Kingsbrook Health Fair Is Fun And Informative

Scores of local residents showed up last Saturday for Kingsbrook Jewish Medical Center’s annual community health fair on Schenectady Avenue, between Rutland Road and Winthrop Street. Those who came had access to an abundance of health care information, covering a variety of topics including weight loss and proper nutrition, diabetes, mental health, dental care and smoking prevention. In addition to the advice, adults and youngsters availed themselves of entertaining activities and live music. Pictured below (clockwise from top left): East New York resident Verna Musgrave gets a blood pressure screening from Patient Care technician Ghislaine Latortue; East New Yorker Devon Rankin steps on a scale in a weight and body mass index checkup from the medical center’s Weight Management program technician; Looney the Clown paints the face of anxious youngster; four-year-old Azariah Riley likes her Spider-Man® look; and a couple of youngsters go for a pony ride. Photos by Bennett Silverman

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