Cleveland Clinic Akron General

offers monthly health talks, screen-ings

Cleveland Clinic Akron General LifeStyles offers a free monthly lecture series, "NuFit: Nutrition & Fitness Education for a New You!" at all Cleveland Clinic Akron General health and wellness centers.

Each hourlong program covers two topics and provides information about the latest in nutrition and fitness, new recipes, tips and more from a registered dietitian and fitness expert. The January class will focus on the "Top 10 Supplements" and "Biggest Trends in Fitness."

Jan. 24, 6 to 7 p.m., Green Health & Wellness Center, 1940 Town Park Blvd., Uniontown

Call to register: Stow 330-945-3100, Bath 330-665-8100, or Green 330-896-5000; bone, glucose and cholesterol screenings

Akron General Community Access & Wellness offers regularly scheduled low-cost bone, glucose and cholesterol screenings throughout the community, including the following dates in January:

Jan. 25, 10 a.m. to 1 p.m., Acme Fresh Market, 116 W. Streetsboro Road, Hudson

Bone density screenings are provided on indicated Saturdays only.

To measure LDL cholesterol and triglycerides, be sure to fast for at least twelve hours. No appointments required. Free parking is provided.

Cholesterol and blood glucose screenings are done by a finger-stick test. The bone density screening is a fast, painless ultrasound.