Five Things You Need to Know Today: May 31
Beth Israel to host a free vein screening.
"Five Things You Need to Know Today" is a Patch column that provides readers with essential, daily information at a glance.
1. More sun: Today will be mostly sunny with a light wind and a high near 77 degrees, according to the National Weather Service. The evening will be partly cloudy with a low around 55 degrees.
2. Free vein screening: The CardioVascular Institute of Needham will offer a free vein screening to area residents at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center-Needham from 4:00-7:00 p.m. A board-certified vascular surgeon from the Cardiovascular Institute will evaluate varicose veins, which can cause pain, numbness and swelling in the legs along with being a cosmetic issue. To make an appointment, call 617-632-9959.
5. Clock debuts: What big time-teller went into operation on this day in 1859? Answer here.