SUNDAY, MARCH 10TH
Vida Y Salud Expo will bring important health and wellness issues to families featuring entertaining and educational forums where attendees will interact directly with Spanish speaking health professionals.
Norsan Media will host the premier Hispanic health and wellness event for Charlotte families. In addition to valuable information and free testing services, attendees can enjoy music, dance, food, fashion shows, prizes and contests! Popular DJs, local celebrities and artists will mingle and entertain. Fun for the whole family will be paramount in the day’s events.
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention hasÂ cited some of the leading causes of illness and death among Hispanics, which include heart disease, cancer, unintentional injuries (accidents), stroke, and diabetes. Some other health conditions and risk factors that significantly affect Hispanics are: asthma, chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, HIV/AIDS, obesity, suicide, and liver disease.
Hispanics have higher rates of obesity than non-Hispanic whites.
HEALTH AND WELLNESS PAVILLION COMPONENTS
Diabetes Screening and Prevention
Heart and Stroke Prevention and Screening
COPD and Asthma Prevention
Accidental Injury Prevention
Pre-Natal Care Education
Low birth weight infants/ infant mortality prevention
HEALTH & WELLNESS
Diabetes Screening & Prevention
Cancer Prevention & Screening
Heart & Stroke Prevention & Screening
Pre-natal Care Education
Healthy Cooking Demonstrations
BEAUTY & LIFESTYLE
Makeover & Beauty Demonstrations
QuinceaÃ±era Fashion Show
Cosmetic Surgery Information
CHILDREN'S SAFETY & HEALTH ZONE
Car Seat Safety Information
Outdoor Playground Safety Models
4801. E Independence Blvd Suite 800 Charlotte, NC 28212