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Cancer prevention seminar keys on healthy diet

Cancer seminar keys on good diet

A free cancer prevention seminar with emphasis on healthy eating as one of the important keys to fighting the disease is set for 1 p.m. today at Helen Ellis Memorial Hospital, 1395 S Pinellas Ave., Tarpon Springs.

Those attending will receive information about the role of dietary factors in keeping people healthy. A cooking demonstration will be given and samples of food served.

Reservations are required. Call (727) 943-3600.

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Dr. Scott Hacking will present a free seminar, "Understanding Osteoporosis," from 11 a.m. to noon Tuesday at Largo Public Library, 120 Central Park Drive.

Call (727) 584-7706.

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Part two of the Emmy-nominated HBO documentary The Alzheimer's Project will be shown 2 to 4 p.m. Wednesday at Regal Palms, 300 Lake Ave., Largo.

This installment documents progress reports from 25 leading scientists, explores the state of Alzheimer's research and takes viewers inside laboratories and clinics nationwide.

Part three of the documentary deals with caregivers and stress and will be shown Dec. 16 at the same time and place.

RSVP by calling (727) 578-2558.

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Dr. Grace Pampo, acupuncture physician, certified yoga and meditation teacher and stress and pain management consultant, will offer a "Woman's Night for Discussion and De-stressing," from 7 to 8 Wednesday.

At this evening for women only, Pampo will focus on guided yoga and mediation techniques, as well as guided discussion, to minimize stress.

Class is on a donation basis for new attendees.

To reserve a seat and confirm meeting location, depending on attendance, call (727) 331-0086.

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Blood pressure screenings will be offered from 11 a.m. to noon Wednesday at Diagnostic Clinic, 1551 West Bay Drive, Largo.

Seminars, classes, support groups

NAR-ANON FAMILY GROUP MEETINGS: Nar-Anon is a fellowship for friends and family of drug addicts. Visit Naranonfl.org for meeting times and locations.

RECOVERY INC. SUPPORT GROUP FOR ANXIETY AND DEPRESSION: 7:30 p.m. Thursdays at Grace Lutheran Church, 1812 N Highland Ave., Clearwater, and 1 p.m. Mondays at St. Timothy Lutheran Church, 813 Tarpon Ave., Tarpon Springs. Call (727) 525-1749.

OVEREATERS ANONYMOUS MEETINGS: 10:15 a.m. Mondays at Lutheran Church of the Resurrection, 1555 Windmill Pointe Road, Palm Harbor; 7:30 and 10 a.m. Saturdays at Palm Harbor Presbyterian Church, 2021 Nebraska Ave.; 2 p.m. Saturdays at the Dry Dock, 1733 Alt. U.S. 19, Tarpon Springs. Visit oapinellas.org for information.

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