Health news 4/5/07

Thursday, April 5, 2007

Calendar

Today

Walk 'n Be Fit mall walking program, West Park Mall, 8 a.m.

Blood pressure screening at the Cape Senior Center, 10 to 11:15 a.m.

Ask Your Doctor, local health-care providers discuss medical issues and welcome questions from viewers who can call the show live at 334-3095, 8 to 9 p.m., cable Channel 5. This week's speaker is Dr. Franklin Hayward.

Monday

American Red Cross blood drive at Southeast Missouri State University's Dempster Hall, 9 a.m. to 1 p.m.

Infant care class at Saint Francis Medical Center, 5:30 to 7 p.m. To register, call (877) 231-2229.

Tuesday

Diabetes self-management support group at the Diabetes Center, 60 Doctors' Park Suite 102, 1 to 2 p.m.

Preparation for childbirth class at Saint Francis Medical Center, 5:30 to 8:30 p.m. To register, call (877) 231-2229.

Early pregnancy 101 for expectant mothers and fathers in their first or second trimester at Southeast Missouri Hospital, 6 to 7:30 p.m. To register, call 651-5825.

SHARE grief support group at the Generations Family Resource Center, 7 to 8:30 p.m. For more information, call 651-5825.

Wednesday

American Red Cross blood drive at Central High School, 1000 S. Silver Springs Road, 8 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Heart and health screenings at Saint Francis Medical Center's Health and Wellness Center.

United Ostomy Association at Southeast Missouri Hospital, 4:30 p.m. For more information, call 651-5844.

-- From staff reports

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