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Healthy classes, screenings set for this week

Aug. 13, 2012 @ 10:30 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 p.m., Tuesday, Aug. 14, Edwards Comprehensive Cancer Center, Cabell Huntington Hospital, 1340 Hal Greer Blvd., Huntington. Monthly support group for anyone affected by Alzheimer's as a patient, caregiver or family member. For more details, call 304-526-2695.

Man to Man Prostate Cancer Support Group, 6:30 p.m., Tuesday, Aug. 14, Our Lady of Bellefonte Hospital, Bellefonte Centre, 1000 Ashland Drive, Russell, Ky. Group is free and refreshments will be served. For more information, call 606-833-CARE.

Crohn's and Colitis Support Group, 6 p.m., Tuesday, Aug. 14, King's Daughters Medical Center, Health Education Center, 2201 Lexington Ave., Ashland. A free, informal group with presentations, printed information, diets and recipes and more. Meetings are for patients and their families affected with these diseases. For more information, call 888-377-KDMC.

Cancer Support Group, 10 to 11 a.m., Wednesday, Aug. 15, Edwards Comprehensive Cancer Center, Cabell Huntington Hospital, 1340 Hal Greer Blvd., Huntington. For people with any type of cancer and their loved ones. For more information, call 304-526-2443.

Mobile Mammography -- Ashland, 9 a.m. to 2 p.m., Monday, Aug. 20, Bellefonte Primary Care, Carter Avenue, Ashland. To schedule an appointment for a screening mammogram with the OLBH Mobile Mammography Unit, call 606-836-PINK.

Look Good, Feel Better Support Group, 2 to 3 p.m., Monday, Aug. 20, King's Daughters Medical Center, Center for Advanced Imaging, 2225 Central Ave., Ashland. This free program teaches female cancer patients beauty and skin care techniques to restore their appearance and self-image during chemotherapy and radiation treatments. Reservations are required and can be made by calling 606-408-7067.

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