30 Oct Former NFL Players Visit St. Joseph Hospital of Orange for Health Screenings

Around 60 former NFL players visited the Dick Butkus Heart and Vascular Center at St. Joseph Hospital of Orange this past Friday for the NFL Player Care Foundation Healthy Body and Mind Screening. Players received an electrocardiogram to measure the heart’s electrical activity, as well as an Electron Beam CT scan to measure the amount of calcium and plaque in the coronary arteries. The former football players were also introduced to mental health resources, received blood tests and prostate screenings and were given a summary of their test results on site. Check out our coverage here:

Orange County Register