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New Logan Machines Help Travelers Stay Healthy

LoganBOSTON (AP) — Holiday travelers passing through Boston’s Logan International Airport can now get an impromptu health report while waiting for their flights.

Four new health stations that include detailed walking paths through the airport and a machine that measures blood pressure, body mass index and weight, were installed Wednesday in three terminals.

For-profit hospital system Steward Health Care is sponsoring the stations for one year as part of a new health and wellness initiative at the airport.

Nic Denyer, executive vice president of machine manufacturer World Health Networks says next year, people may be able to test for diabetes and glaucoma in the future.

JFK International Airport in New York and George Bush Intercontinental in Houston have also installed the machines for their patrons.

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