NBC 6 Renew You Health Expo Kicks Off

Expo features free health screenings, rock climbing and a judge's chair from "The Voice"

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    The NBC 6 Renew You Health Expo kicked off at the Broward County Convention Center in Fort Lauderdale Saturday morning. Viewers talked with NBC 6's Claudia DoCampo about what they were looking for or tried out at the event. (Published Saturday, Oct 12, 2013)

    The NBC 6 Renew You Health Expo kicked off at the Broward County Convention Center in Fort Lauderdale Saturday morning.

    NBC 6 anchors and reporters posed with fans and guided them to the gamut of health and wellness resources available, from healthy food and drinks to activities such as rock climbing, a ski machine and a virtual golf simulator.

    NBC 6 Renew You Health Expo: An Overview

    [MI] NBC 6 Renew You Health Expo: An Overview
    The NBC 6 Renew You Health Expo kicked off at the Broward County Convention Center in Fort Lauderdale Saturday morning. NBC 6’s Claudia DoCampo described what can be found at the expo, from diabetes tests and skin cancer screenings to a virtual golf simulator and a ski machine. (Published Saturday, Oct 12, 2013)

    "Information changes every day. You're always hearing you hear friends talk about things, (but) you're not sure,” Mary Jane Howard said. “Here you're getting the real information from the real people.”

    Viewers who drop by the expo can also sit in a judge’s chair from “The Voice,” or try being a meteorologist in front of a television green screen.

    Renew You Expo: Goya Cooking

    [MI] Renew You Expo: Goya Cooking
    Chef Fernando Desa shows you how to cook up a quick and easy meal using Goya product. This time around, Chef Desa is serving up "Sofrito Pork". (Published Friday, Oct 11, 2013)

    "It's really interesting,” said Courtney Hamilton, who was looking for health information. “There's a lot of cool booths all over the place and I’m learning a lot.”

    America's Got Talent Will be at Renew You Health Expo

    [MI] America's Got Talent Will be at the NBC 6 Renew You Health Expo
    America's Got Talent will be at the NBC 6 Health Expo on Oct. 12 to 13. (Published Tuesday, Oct 1, 2013)

    The expo includes free screenings for diabetes, high blood pressure and certain types of cancer – and exhibits such as one where people can learn about breast cancer.

    "Very important because I have two family members recently diagnosed with breast cancer and the more education we have on it the better,” Sheila Goesby said.

    Renew You Health Expo Preview

    [MI] Renew You Health Expo Preview
    How's your health? Find out this weekend at the NBC 6 Renew You Health Expo. Johanna Gonzalez gives you a preview of Health Expo goodies, including a chair from NBC's The Voice that expo-goers will be able to sit in. (Published Friday, Oct 11, 2013)

    For guys there was the “Man Van,” focused on men's health issues and screenings.

    The Renew You Health Expo continues Sunday from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. at the convention center, at the northern end of Port Everglades.