Calendar

December 15, 2006

Events

Nutrition education for cancer patients -- Baltimore Washington Medical Center, Tate Cancer Center, 301 Hospital Drive, Glen Burnie / Learn how to safely prepare and cook food that best controls the side effects of cancer treatments. 11 a.m.-noon Tuesday. Free. Registration: 410-553-8129.

Am I OK to Drive? -- The Baltimore County Department of Aging, in partnership with St. Joseph Medical Center, will offer free seminars for drivers 65 and older at area senior centers through this month. Instructors will teach ways to identify signs of driving impairment and plan safer driving routines. For times and locations, call 410-887-3423.

Classes

Adult and child CPR -- Howard County General Hospital Wellness Center, 11055 Little Patuxent Parkway, Columbia. 5 p.m.-9 p.m. Monday. Fee: $32. Registration: 410-740-7601.

Type 2 diabetes -- Greater Baltimore Medical Center's Geckle Diabetes & Nutrition Center, 6569 N. Charles St., Physicians' Pavilion West, Room 300, Towson / Days and times vary. Registration: 443-849-2036.

Exercise

Walking program -- Harbor Hospital, held at the Centre at Glen Burnie, 6711 Ritchie Highway / 8 a.m.-10 a.m. daily. Free. Registration required. 410-350-8255.

Indoor walking program -- Wheels Skating Center, 1200 Odenton Road, Odenton / Co-sponsored by Baltimore Washington Medical Center and O'Malley Senior Center. 9 a.m.-10 a.m. Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays. Free. Registration required. 410-222-6227.

Screenings

Breast and cervical screenings -- Harbor Hospital, 3001 S. Hanover St. / Screenings for women ages 40 to 64 who meet income requirements and live in the city. Free. 410-350-2001.

Support groups

Breast cancer -- HopeWell Cancer Support, 10628 Falls Road, Brooklandville / 7 p.m.-8:30 p.m. Monday. 410-832-2719.

Cancer of head and neck -- Greater Baltimore Medical Center's Milton J. Dance Head & Neck Rehabilitation Center, 6701 N. Charles St., Towson / 7 p.m.-8:30 p.m. Tuesday. 443-849-2087.

Diabetes -- Baltimore Washington Medical Center, Joslin Diabetes Center, 300 Hospital Drive, Suite 223 / 5:30 p.m.-7 p.m. Wednesday. 410-787-4940.

Families of children with leukemia or lymphoma -- Sinai Hospital's Pediatric Oncology Conference Room, 2401 W. Belvedere Ave. / 7 p.m.-8:30 p.m. Wednesday. Registration, 410-601-9355.

Adults with epilepsy -- Abilities Network, 8503 LaSalle Road, Towson / 7 p.m.-9 p.m. Thursday. 410-828-7700, ext. 1220.

For calendar listings, e-mail releases four weeks in advance to healthcalendar@baltsun.com or mail typed news releases to Health Calendar, Features, The Sun, 501 N. Calvert St., Baltimore 21278.

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