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Release: May 14, 1999

UI Family Care Center, North Liberty sponsors seminar on disease prevention

IOWA CITY, Iowa -- Area residents are invited to a free health education seminar about disease prevention from 7 to 8 p.m. Tuesday, May 18, at the Shueyville Community Center.

The seminar, titled "Staying Healthy and Preventing Disease," is sponsored by the University of Iowa Family Care Center, North Liberty. The featured speaker is Britt Marcussen, M.D., associate of family medicine and physician at the UI Family Care Center, North Liberty.

Marcussen will discuss herbal medicine, the importance of routine annual exams and the benefits of exercise.

The Shueyville Community Center is located on 120th St. in Shueyville. Pre-registration is encouraged. For more information, or to register, call the UI Family Care Center, North Liberty at (319) 626-5680.