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Health and wellness fair set for Nov. 6

By SUE WUETCHER

Published October 24, 2013

UB Wellfest, the 14th annual health and wellness fair for faculty and staff, will be held from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Nov. 6 in the Center for the Arts, North Campus.

The free event is sponsored by Wellness and Work/Life Balance and Harmony Expositions, the leading worksite health-and-wellness company in Western New York.

The fair, which traditionally attracts between 1,000 to 2,000 faculty, staff and graduate students, will feature a variety of services focusing on the health and wellness of employees.

Attendees can take advantage of free health screenings, including flu shots, cholesterol tests, glucose tests and carotid artery screenings.

The schedule of activities also includes a healthy marketplace offering fresh fruits and vegetables, healthy snacks and assorted wellness items for purchase; healthy cooking demonstrations and samples provided by Campus Dining & Shops; free chair massages; meditation sessions; fitness experts with the latest at-home and club programs; and advice from primary and specialty health care and pharmaceutical providers, as well as numerous raffles and prizes.

For more information, visit the UB Wellfest web page.