Newton, NC – Life Line Screening, a leading provider of community-based preventive health screenings, is pleased to offer a preventive health event at the Newton Recreation Center on Thursday, Jan. 17.

Five screenings will be offered that scan for the following potential health problems:

Blocked arteries, which are a leading cause of stroke

Abdominal aortic aneurysms, which can lead to a ruptured aorta

Hardening of the arteries in the legs, which is a strong predictor of heart disease

Atrial fibrillation or irregular heartbeat, which are closely tied to stroke risk

Bone density screening, which is used to assess the risk of osteoporosis in men and women

Register for a wellness package which includes four vascular tests and an osteoporosis screening for $149 ($139 with a member discount). All five screenings take 60-90 minutes to complete. Screenings will be at the Newton Recreation Center, 23 South Brady Ave.

To register for your appointment and to receive a $10 discount off any package priced above $129, call 888-653-6443, visit or text the word “circle” to 797979.

For more information, please call the Newton Recreation Department at 828-695-4317.