TTUHSC School of Medicine offer "Barbershop Health Checks" Saturday - KCBD NewsChannel 11 Lubbock

11/11/09

TTUHSC School of Medicine offer "Barbershop Health Checks" Saturday

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By Kristin Beerman | email

Edited by Jon Bush | email 

LUBBOCK, TX (KCBD) – More than just a hair cut will be offered Saturday at over a dozen different barber shops in the Lubbock area, thanks to a great idea from local medical students. For the second year in a row, the Texas Tech University Health Science Center School of Medicine is offering "Barbershop Health Checks".

"Texas Tech medical students are going to be checking blood pressures and BMI's at various locations around Lubbock. We're going to be checking them for everyone that's coming in for free," said Ajay Reddy, a second year medical student.

The Barber Shop Health Checks will be offered Saturday November 14th, from 10:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. at the following area barber shops:

  • Cut the Chase: Beauty and the Barber, 1819 Parkway Drive
  • Bronze Lady Salon, 1716 East Broadway Avenue
  • Gibson's Barber Shop, 1802 East Broadway Avenue
  • Lubbock Hair Academy, 2844 34th  Street
  • Paul’s Barber Shop, 815 Main Street
  • E’s Barber Shop, 508 East 23rd Street
  • CNJ’s Barber Shop, 2803 Slide Road
  • Da Barber Shop, 1704 East Fourth Street
  • Garza’s Hair Cutters, 108 University Avenue
  • Talk of the Town Beauty Shop, 510 E. 23rd  Street
  • Indiana Gardens Barber Shop, 3414 34th Street
  • Navarrette’s Barber Shop, 1928 19th Street

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