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"Share the Health": Health and Fitness Expo

February 7, 2005

The National Institutes of Health (NIH) will hold its sixth annual FREE health and fitness exposition, "Share the Health". Participate in exciting science activities for th whole family; collect a wealth of free health information, giveaways and prizes; participate in physical fitness activities; surf health-based Web sites; visit one or several FREE health screening booths, and enjoy many more fun health- and fitness-based activities.

When:

Sunday, May 15, 2005 11 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.

Where:

Westfield Shoppingtown, Wheaton*
11160 Veirs Mill Road
Wheaton, MD, 20902

Who:

The NIH Office of Community Liaison is sponsoring this FREE event.

Why:

NIH researchers, scientists and physicians are devoted to improving the health and wellness of our nation. NIH, the nation's premier biomedical research institute, wants to reach out to the nation, one community at a time. By reaching out to our neighboring community, "Share the Health" allows people of all ages to learn, experience and discover new ways to maintain or improve their overall health and level of fitness in fun and interactive ways. It's a great way to involve the whole family.

Contact:

For more information, call Walter Mitton or Amy Blackburn at the NIH Office of Community Liaison at 301-496-3931 (TTY users should call the Federal Relay Service at 1-800-877- 8339), send an e-mail to mittonw@mail.nih.gov or visit our Web site.

* Individuals who require reasonable accommodations to participate in this event should contact Walter Mitton no later than April 1, 2005.