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Screenings at the Heart Expo could help save a life, help you make healthier choices

Newschannel 2's Gary Liberatore is among the masses and took part in a health screening of his own.

Posted: Mar 1, 2019 1:05 PM

UTICA, N.Y. -- There is so much to do at the expo -- all to help you live a healthier lifestyle.

NewsChannel 2's Gary Liberatore is among the masses and took part in a health screening of his own.

Along health assessment row at the Heart Expo Friday, people will be able to find a multitude of screenings – not just for the heart.

Gary took part in a respiratory test. You hold a device they calibrate and then ask you to breath into the machine.

A health expert with MVCC says that the heart and the lungs are so closely related and the screening is meant to give ideas on how to improve a patient’s quality of life.

These tests can screen for illnesses like COPD or lung disease.

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