Health Notes

Health Notes

September 11, 2005

AACC offers introductions to health care professions

Anne Arundel Community College will offer health professions orientations at the Arnold campus this month:

Tuesday, 5 p.m., emergency medical technician, Room 402, Florestano Building.

Thursday, 5 p.m., radiological technology. Room 418, Florestano Building.

Sept. 20, 4 p.m., therapeutic massage, Room 402, Florestano Building.

Sept. 21, 6 p.m., medical assisting, Room 120, Florestano Building.

Sept. 22, 10 a.m., physician assistant, Room 101, Florestano Building.

Sept. 28, 4 p.m., pharmacy technician, Room 402, Florestano Building.

Sept. 29, 10 a.m., radiologic technician, Room 418, Florestano Building.

Information: 410-777-7318, or www.aacc.edu/healthprofess ions.

Hospital plans health screenings, programs

Baltimore Washington Medical Center will offer activities and screenings at various locations:

Tomorrow, 6:30 p.m., Man-to-Man Prostate Support Group, Tate Center Conference Room. 410-553-8130.

Tomorrow, Tuesday and Thursday, beginning and intermediate yoga, introduction to Pilates and Pilates I, beginning yoga/Pilates combo classes offered. Cost $39. Registration required. 410-787-4367.

Tuesday, 6 p.m. to 7:30 p.m., stroke support group meets to discuss stroke recovery and prevention. Leo and Lysbeth Courtney Conference Center, lower level, Tate Center. 410-787-4118.

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

Sept. 19, 7 p.m. to 8:30 p.m., Special Beginnings Birth and Women's Center presents a Motherhood Experience seminar for women who are pregnant or planning to become pregnant. Reservations. 410-626-8982.

Sept. 20, 10 a.m. to noon, Special Beginnings Birth and Women's Center Breastfeeding Support Group meets. 410-626- 8982.

Sept. 20, 10:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m., free nutritional information for cancer patients, family members and caregivers. Reservations. 410-553-8129.

Sept. 21, 4 p.m., joint school, free seminar on hip and knee replacement, preparation, recovery and benefits. Leo and Lysbeth Courtney Conference Center, lower level, Tate Center. Reservations. 410-553-8282.

Sept. 21, 6:30 p.m. to 8 p.m., Joslin Circle meets to discuss diabetes issues and management. Joslin Diabetes Center, lower level. 410-787-4940.

Sept. 22, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., free wellness fair and open house at Pascal Senior Center. 410-222-6680.

Sept. 26, 7 p.m. to 8:30 p.m., a Motherhood Experience seminar for women who are pregnant or who plan to become pregnant will be offered by Special Beginnings Birth and Women's Center. Reservations. 410-626-8982.

Sept. 28, 8:30 a.m. to noon, free blood pressure screenings, Harundale Presbyterian Church, Eastway and Guilford Road, Glen Burnie.

Information: 410-787-4367.

Harbor Hospital offers seminars on health

Harbor Hospital at 3001 S. Hanover St. in Brooklyn has scheduled these events:

Monday and Tuesday, 4 p.m. to 6 p.m., LifeResource Center, 2990 S. Hanover St., free prostate screening. Registration.

Sept. 19, 1 p.m., LifeResource Center, discussion of colon cancer. Colorectal screening kits will be given out. Lunch. Registration.

Sept. 19, 5:30 p.m., Belmont Manor House and Conference Center, 6555 Belmont Woods Road, 10 a.m., back pain causes and treatment discussion after dinner. Seating limited. Registration.

Sept. 20, 5:30 p.m., LifeResource Center, causes and treatment of knee pain will be discussed. Bring current knee X-rays; if you have none, a free one will be taken. Light dinner will be served. Space limited. Registration.

Sept. 26, 5:30 p.m., Belmont Manor House and Conference Center, information and discussion on menopause, space limited. Registration.

Sept. 29, 10 a.m., LifeResource Center, discussion on how indigestion and heartburn could be symptoms of a heart attack. Limited seating. Registration.

Information: 410-350-8255.

Calendar

Lotus position:

Lotus Institute for Education will offer a free introductory class in meditation and yoga from 7 p.m. to 8 p.m. Sept. 21 at the St. Philip's Episcopal Church, Family Life Center, Bestgate and Severn Grove Roads, Annapolis. Registration. 410-798-5994.

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