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Free Health Screenings Offered to Men on Hill

In an effort to promote Men’s Health Awareness Week, which takes place each year during the week that leads up to Father’s Day, Sen. Richard Shelby (R-Ala.) and Rep. Duke Cunningham (R-Calif.) are inviting fellow male Members and staffers to participate in free health screenings which will take place Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday around Capitol Hill.

Participants will receive screenings for prostate cancer, blood pressure and cholesterol and learn why it’s important for men and boys to get annual check-ups to detect and prevent disease.

Screenings will take place on the House side on Tuesday and Wednesday from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. in Room B-344 of the Rayburn Building and on the Senate side on Thursday from 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. in Room 124 of the Hart Building.

Libraries Association Honors GPO DirectorJudy Russell, the Government Printing Office managing director of information dissemination, has been honored by the Special Libraries Association with one of two Professional Awards for exceptional service as an information resource expert.

Russell, who also serves as the 22nd superintendent of documents at the agency, manages the GPO Federal Depository Library Program as well as the Document Sales Program and the GPO Access Web site, which provides electronic access to many of the federal government’s information products.

Russell was slated to receive her award at a special reception this past weekend in Toronto.

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