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Free hernia screening at Center for Health and Wellness,

November 30, 2017 GMT

Medical Center Hospital is offering a free hernia screening from 10 a.m. to 12 p.m. Saturday at the Center for Health and Wellness, 8050 E. Highway 191 Suite 104 in Odessa.

A hernia occurs when tissue pushes through an opening in your abdomen or groin area. A hernia can only be repaired with surgery, according to an MCH news release.