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Healthy Classes, Programs & Screenings

Aug. 12, 2013 @ 11:05 PM

HUNTINGTON -- A number of health-conscious classes, programs and screenings are scheduled in the Tri-State this week. Some of the activities offered in the area:

Alzheimer's Support Group, 6 to 7:30 p.m., Tuesday, Aug. 13, Edwards Comprehensive Cancer Center, Cabell Huntington Hospital, 1340 Hal Greer Blvd., Huntington. This free support group is for anyone affected by Alzheimer's as a patient, caregiver or family member. For more information, call 304-526-2695.

Mobile Mammograms - Ashland, 9 a.m. to 2 p.m., Thursday, Aug. 15, Office of Drs. Kimberly Baldock and Abbe Cassity, Ashland. To schedule an appointment for a screening mammogram offered by Our Lady of Bellefonte Hospital, call the Women's Center at 606-836-PINK.

Sister of Hope Breast Cancer Support Group, 5:30 to 7 p.m., Monday, Aug. 19, Edwards Comprehensive Cancer Center, Cabell Huntington Hospital, 1340 Hal Greer Blvd., Huntington. Free support group for breast cancer survivors and their loved ones. Refreshments are served. Surgical breast oncologist Dr. Shawn McKinney serves as medical advisor. For additional details, call 304-526-2443.

Better Breathers Meeting, noon to 1 p.m., Monday, Aug. 19, Our Lady of Bellefonte Hospital, Bellefonte Centre, 1000 Ashland Drive, Russell, Ky. Support group providing an opportunity to provide encouraging through sharing and interaction and to help overcome some of the day-to-day activities of living with chronic lung disease. For more information, call 606-833-CARE.

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