Health Notes

HEALTH NOTES

October 19, 2004

North Arundel offers screenings, lectures, nutrition information

North Arundel Hospital will offer the following services:

Today, 10 a.m. to 11 a.m., free nutritional information for cancer patients, family members and caregivers. 410-553-8129.

Today, 9 a.m. to 1 p.m., free osteoporosis screening, Dr. Constantine Padussis Conference Center, third floor. Reservations: 410-787-4367.

Tomorrow, 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m., lecture and luncheon, "Taking Control of Your Health." Tickets are $45. 410-553-8560.

Tomorrow, 1:30 p.m. to 3 p.m. and 6:30 p.m. to 8 p.m., Joslin Circle, a diabetes support group, meets to discuss issues regarding diabetes management. Joslin Diabetes Center, lower level. 410-787-4940.

Tomorrow, 4 p.m., Joint School, free educational session on the preparation, recovery and benefits of hip and knee replacement surgery. Courtney Conference Center, lower level, Tate Center. Reservations. 410-553-8282.

Thursday, 8 a.m. to 9 a.m., blood pressure screenings, Community Center in Severna Park, Holy Grounds Youth Center.

Friday, 1 p.m., free lecture on "Genetic Links to Cancer," Arnold Senior Center.

Saturday, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., Family Health Fair, Earleigh Heights Fire Hall.

Oct. 25, 7 p.m., lecture on "The Use of Acupuncture for Treatment of Cancer." Reservations: 410-787-4367.

Oct. 25 and 26, 9:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m., AARP 55 Alive Driving Course. Fee: $10. Reservations. 410-787-4367.

Oct. 26, 4 p.m. to 6 p.m., the hospital and Arnold Senior Center co-sponsor "Girls Night Out." Free dinner and door prizes. Reservations. 410-222- 6180.

Oct. 27, 8:30 a.m. to noon, blood pressure screenings, Harundale Presbyterian Church, Eastway and Guilford Road, Glen Burnie.

Nov. 1, 2 and 3, six-week sessions of Beginning Yoga, Introduction to Pilates and Pilates I classes. Prior Pilates experience required for Pilates I. No experience required for Introduction to Plates and Yoga classes. Fee: $30. Registration. 410-787-4367.

Nov. 4, 9 a.m. to 11 a.m., blood pressure screening, hospital's main lobby.

Nov. 5, 10 a.m. to noon, cancer risk assessment screening, Cancer Resource Center, first floor, Tate Center, 410-553-8129; 9 a.m. to 11 a.m., vascular screening, North County Public Library, 1010 Eastway, Glen Burnie. Appointment required. 410-787-4367.

Nov. 8, 7 p.m. to 8:30 p.m., Special Beginnings Birth and Women's Center will offer a free Motherhood Experience seminar. Reservations. 410-626-8982.

Nov. 9, 6 p.m. to 8 p.m., Stroke Support Group discusses stroke recovery and prevention, Courtney Conference Center, lower level, Tate Center. 410-787-4118; 5:30 p.m. to 8 p.m., Sibling Preparation Class. Offered by Special Beginnings Birth and Women's Center to help parents and children prepare for a baby's arrival. There is a $10 fee for nonmembers. Reservations. 410-626-8982.

Nov. 10, 8:30 a.m. to noon, blood pressure screenings, Harundale Presbyterian Church, Eastway and Guilford Road, Glen Burnie; 10 a.m. to 11 a.m., talk on joint replacement, O'Malley Senior Center, 1275 Odenton Road, Odenton.

Nov. 11, 6 p.m. to 7:30 p.m., free Cancer Talk lecture, "The Power of Humor," Reservations. 410-553-8129.

Nov. 15, 15, 7 p.m., Lecture, "Improving Your Cardiac Health," Reservations. 410-787-4367.

Nov. 16, 10 a.m. to 11 a.m.,, free nutritional information for cancer patients, family members and caregivers. Reservations. 410-55-8129.

Nov. 17, 1:30 p. m. to 3 p.m. and 6:30 p.m. to 8 p.m., Joslin Circle, a diabetes support group, meets, Joslin Diabetes Center, Lower Level. 410-787-4940; 4 p.m., Joint School, an educational session on preparation, recovery and benefits of hip and knee replacement surgery, Courtney Conference Center, lower level, Tate Center. Reservations. 410-553-8282.

Nov. 18, 8 a.m. to 9 a.m., blood pressure screenings. Community Center, Holy Grounds Youth Center, Severna Park.

Nov. 22, 7 p.m., Lecture, "Geriatric Care," Reservations. 410-787-4367.

Information: 410-787-4367 or www.northarundel.org.

Nov. 24, 8:30 a.m. to noon, blood pressure screenings, Harundale Presbyterian Church, Eastway and Guilford Road, Glen Burnie.

Information: 410-787-4367 or www.northarundel.org.

Free walk-in clinics offer immunizations for children

The Anne Arundel County Health Department offers free walk-in childhood immunization clinics:

Mondays, 8:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m., Parole Health Center, 1950 Drew St., Annapolis.

Tuesdays, 8:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. and 1 p.m. to 3 p.m., Odenton Health Center, 1370 Odenton Road.

Wednesdays, 8:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. and 1 p.m. to 3 p.m., Parole Health Center.

Fridays, 8:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. and 1 p.m. to 3 p.m., Glen Burnie Health Center, 416 A St. S.W., Glen Burnie.

Immunizations are free, but a $10 donation is suggested. Parents should bring a copy of their child's immunization record to the clinic. 410- 222-4896.

Free screenings, exhibits planned at Arundel Mills

North Arundel Hospital will offer free screenings and educational exhibits at its Arundel Mills storefront, between Entrance 4 and Jillian's:

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