Hospitals offers free prostate screenings today


[text-blocks id=”credit_times”] Franciscan St. Margaret Health’s Hammond and Dyer campuses will offer free prostate screenings from 5 to 7 p.m. Thursdays, today and Sept. 25. The programs will take place at the Hammond campus Oncology Center, 5454 Hohman Ave.; and at the Dyer campus Oncology Center, 24 Joliet St. Patients must be between 50 and 69. Those younger than 50 must be African American, or at high risk due to family history. Patients will receive PSA, testosterone and cholesterol results within a few weeks. Registration is required. Call (800) 931-3322.