Health Notes

HEALTH NOTES

September 06, 2006

Outreach Center lists activities

Baltimore Washington Medical Center will offer activities at its Arundel Mills Outreach Center, between Dave and Buster's and Entrance 4:

Friday, 8 a.m. to 10 a.m., computerized neck and back screenings.

Monday, 9 a.m. to 10:30 a.m., free blood pressure screenings.

Tuesday, 9:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m., blood pressure screenings.

Sept. 14, 9 a.m. to 11 a.m., foot screenings.

Sept. 18, 8 a.m. to 10 a.m., county Department of Aging will offer information on its services.

Sept. 21, 8 a.m. to 10 a.m., blood pressure and lung capacity screenings.

Sept. 22, 8 a.m. to 10 a.m., computerized back and neck screenings.

Sept. 26, 9:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m., blood pressure screenings.

Sept. 28, 9 a.m. to 11 a.m., foot screenings. Information: 410-787-4367.

Sept. 25, 7 p.m. to 9 p.m., Town hall meeting on #=cm DSQ=#Seasonal, Avian and Pandemic Flu: What You Need to Know and How to be Prepared.#=cm DEQ=# Courtney Conference Center, lower level, Tate Center, 305 Hospital Drive. 410#-#787#-#4940.#=CMCQ=#

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

Sept. 27, 6 p.m., University of Maryland Center for Weight Management and Wellness#=cm EQ=# free weight#-#loss seminar, Registration. 410#-#328#-#8940.

Hospital offers support groups

Anne Arundel Medical Center offers several support groups:

Alzheimer's support group for caregivers. Meets at 7 p.m. the fourth Tuesday of the month in Suite 250, Sajak Pavilion. 410- 721-3258.

Amputee support group meets at 7 p.m. the fourth Thursday of the month. Call for location. 410-268-6080.

Cardiac support group meets at 7:30 p.m. on the first and third Tuesdays of the month, Suite 250, Sajak Pavilion. 443-481-1925.

Celiac support group meets from 6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. on the second Friday of the month. 410-672-5834.

Crohn's/colitis/IBD support group meets at 7 p.m. on the first Wednesday of the month in Suite 250, Sajak Pavilion. 410-626-7755.

Sickle cell support group meets from 12:30 p.m. to 2:30 p.m. on the third Saturday of the month in Suite 250, Sajak Pavilion. 410-787-0294.

Information: 443-481-4700.

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