Health Notes

HEALTH NOTES

August 31, 2008

Crohn's and Colitis support group to meet

The Crohn's and Colitis support group meets at 7:30 p.m. Tuesday at Christ Our King Presbyterian Church, 10 Lexington Road, Bel Air.

The group is lead by a qualified volunteer, nonclinical facilitator. Patients, family and friends are welcome to meetings. No registration is required.

The group is run under the auspices of the Crohn's and Colitis Foundation of America's Maryland Chapter.

Information: 800-618-5583.

Medical van to provide free screenings Sept. 8

Upper Chesapeake HealthLink's Medical Mobile Van will be at the Abingdon library branch parking lot, 2510 Tollgate Road, from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Sept. 8.

Free blood pressure screenings will be available, as well as cholesterol screenings for $10 (cash or check only).

Information: 800-515-0044.

Lupus meeting includes licensed social worker

Lupus Mid-Atlantic will hold a support group meeting at 7 p.m. Sept. 8 at the Chesapeake Medical Center in Bel Air.

Meetings are open to the public and are facilitated by a licensed clinical social worker.

Information: 800-777-0934.

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