Health & Wellness Expo 2006|HEALTH & WELLNESS EXPO 2006
Feb 02, 2006
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The clarion call has gone out. Good health is worth embracing and celebrating. And on Jan. 28, that's what dozens of health care providers and East Metro residents — some of whom have faced poor health and were lucky enough to walk away — will do. So join them for the 2006 Health and Wellness Expo on the lower level of the Mall at Stonecrest and add your voices to the rising chorus for eating your veggies, exercising regularly, and getting regular check-ups. It's going to be quite the celebration!By the Numbers
440,000The number of deaths from tobacco-related illnesses
65Percentage of South DeKalb adults who are overweight and obese
9The number of paved miles already completed at Arabia Mountain for walking, biking and skating
72Percentage of South DeKalb adults who have sedentary jobs, and 22 percent get no exercise.
83Percentage of South DeKalb high schoolers who do not eat five servings of fruits or vegetables per day
76Percentage of AIDS victims in DeKalb who are black
$9.1 millionThe hospitalization cost of diabetes in 2000 in DeKalb
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