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Health-related classes, programs and screenings

Sep. 25, 2012 @ 12:00 AM

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:

Epilepsy Support Group, 5:30 to 7 p.m., Tuesday, Sept. 25, Cabell Huntington Hospital ,1340 Hal Greer Blvd., Huntington. For more information, call 877-804-2241 or visit www.cincinnatiepilepsy.org.

Breastfeeding Class, 6 to 8 p.m., Tuesday, Sept. 25, Cabell Huntington Hospital, 1340 Hal Greer Blvd., Huntington. Pre-registration is required by calling 304-526-BABY.

Weight Loss Surgery, 6:30 p.m., Tuesday, Sept. 25, St. Mary's Regional Heart Institute, room 212, 2900 1st Ave., Huntington. For more details, call 304-526-8278.

Healthy Heart Screening, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., King's Daughters Medical Center, Family Care Center, 8750 Ohio River Road, Wheelersburg, Ohio. Screening includes total cholesterol, blood sugar, blood pressure, blood oxygen and EKG. Fasting is not required. Appointments are required and can be made by calling 888-377-KDMC.

Seminar Luncheon, 11 a.m. Thursday, Sept. 27, Our Lady of Bellefonte Hospital, Bellefonte Centre, 1000 Ashland Drive, Russell, Ky. Topic will be "It's Your Choice: Improving Comfort and Quality of Life During Serious Illness," presented by Drs. Bryan Saltz and Lisa Barker. Lunch will follow. To register, call 606-833-CARE.

Pediatric Flu Clinic, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., Saturday, Sept. 29, Our Lady of Bellefonte Hospital, Bellefonte Centre, 1000 Ashland Drive, Russell, Ky. Flu shots and flu mist will be given. Charge is $20 and $25, respectively. For more details, call 606-833-CARE.

SeniorFest, 9 a.m. to 2 p.m., Saturday, Sept. 29, Cabell Huntington Hospital, 1340 Hal Greer Blvd., Huntington. Includes information fair, prostate screening, speakers, entertainment, food and games. Free. For more details, call 304-526-2695.

PATH to the Cure 5K Walk/Run, 1 p.m., Sunday, Sept. 30, St. Mary's Center for Education, corner of 29th Street and 5th Avenue, Huntington. Registration begins at 1 p.m., followed by entertainment at 2 p.m., the walk/run at 3 p.m. and awards ceremony at 4 p.m. Proceeds benefit the St. Mary's Pink Ribbon Fund and the Paul Ambrose Trail for Health.

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