South Bend barber shops cut back on health problems
Posted: Apr 28, 2012 11:02 PM EST | Updated: Nov 5, 2014 9:02 PM EST
SOUTH BEND, Ind. -- Some South Bend barber shops are trying to help men cut back on their
Saturday, the shops hosted free health screenings as part of the 2012 Black Barber Shop Health Initiative.
It's a state wide push across Indiana to educate black men about the importance of regular health testing and disease prevention.
"This is what I do. I love out reaching to the community. I love being a service to men, to women, to anybody in need. Especially health wise," says Jacob Hughes, Health Promoter.
Nine cities across the state, including South Bend, held the free health screenings.