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Walgreens/ AARP are traveling around the country helping educate and test communities for health & wellness. The June celebration of National Men's Health is taking place. It's a great time to get the proper screening for diseases, find out about prevention, and get information for families on how to stay well. The Wellness Tour 2014 provides free health tests and services to people in need. For more information visit .

Walgreens/ AARP is also working closely with top health organizations that include: American Heart Association, Susan G. Komen, American Diabetes/ JDRF, and American Cancer Society to support, early detect, and provide prevention information for diseases in the community.

Some of the health events coming up this June in the Chicagoland area are as follows: Carillon Health & Fitness Day on June 18th, Plainfield, IL 8:00am - 1:15pm, Walgreen's event on June 19th, Oak Lawn, IL 10:00am - 4:00pm, Walgreen's event on June 20th, Orland Park, IL 12:00 noon - 6:00pm, and lastly the Walgreen's event on June 21st, Naperville, IL 9:00am - 3:00pm.

These free health tests and screening will provide insight to potential risks involved for people throughout the community. There are procedures to take that will enhance preventions of the diseases such as diabetes, heart problems, and cancer for those with high risk. Most tests can be completed in just 20 minutes and theses include: blood pressure, mass index, resting metabolism, skeletal muscle, glucose, cholesterol, body composition, real body fat, and visceral fat testing.

Collectively the testing is financially valued at over $100, while at the same time these tests are priceless for helping the medical professionals save peoples lives (through early detection of diseases). This event is recommended for adults 18 & over, and testing is administered by certified wellness staff.

This "Way To Well" charitable 4 year commitment to health tour (100 million dollar initiative), has a mission to improve the health of America, and all the communities in need throughout the country. For more information on events all year and areas participating, visit the websites link at


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