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Snohomish Health District hosts the “Organ Lady,” Apr. 3

Not-for-the-squeamish presentation about tobacco’s effects on humans

EVERETT --- “Organ Lady” Becky Engel, RN, shows the real inside story about the effects of tobacco on human tissue on Tuesday, April 3, 6:30 to 8 p.m. at the Snohomish Health District auditorium, 3020 Rucker Ave., Everett.

Ms. Engel is a pulmonary rehabilitation specialist at Providence Everett Medical Center, and also serves as chair of Tobacco-Free Snohomish County. She will illustrate the presentation with diseased and healthy human organs.

The event is co-sponsored by Snohomish Health District and Tobacco-Free Snohomish County as part of National Public Health Week. The presentation is free and open to the public --- parents and children are welcome.

For more information about this event, please call 425.339.8631.

Established in 1959, the Snohomish Health District works to improve the health of individuals, families and communities through disease prevention, health promotion, and protection from environmental threats.