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Health events in North Pinellas

Dunedin chiropractor Patricia Snair will present a free wellness seminar, "Five Secrets to Looking and Feeling Younger," at 7 p.m. today at Dunedin Public Library, 223 Douglas Ave. Call Liz White at (727) 298-3080, ext. 224.

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Cheryl Healey, a wellness coach specializing in drug-free solutions for attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder and obesity in children, teens, women and families, will present the program, "ADHD: Answers for a Healthy Solution," 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. today at East Lake Community Library, 4125 East Lake Road. Call (727) 773-2665.

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The Foundation of Wellness Professionals will present information on natural means of improving and even correcting digestive disorders at a free seminar at 11 a.m. today at the Golda Meir/Kent Jewish Center, 1950 Virginia Ave., Clearwater.

Reservations required. Call (727) 736-1494

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Are you at risk for heart disease? Find out at a free seminar with Dr. David Minkoff entitled, "Will You Be a Heart Attack Statistic?" at 6 p.m. Wednesday at LifeWorks Wellness Center, 301 Turner St., Clearwater. To reserve a seat, call (727) 466-6789.

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The following free events will take place at Nature's Food Patch, 1225 Cleveland St., Clearwater. For more information, call (727) 443-6703.

• Arnell Burghorn will explain how to prevent cancer with diet during a seminar and cooking class at 6:30 p.m. Thursday.

• Chef Joseph Custer will present a raw foods class, "Living Foods Made Easy," at 11 a.m. Saturday.

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Dr. Daniel Mountcastle, of Mountcastle Vein Centers, will be the guest speaker at a 6 p.m. Thursday meeting of the Kiwanis Club of Springtime City at Clearwater Country Club, 525 N Betty Lane. For reservations, call (727) 725-7549 or visit

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AIDS Partnership Inc. offers free, confidential HIV/AIDS testing 4 to 6 p.m. on the third Friday of every month at its new satellite office at St. Paul's Lutheran Church, 407 S Saturn Ave., Clearwater, with parking available on the north side of the church campus. The test will be conducted by a health department-certified tester/counselor in the Learning Center (northeast corner of the education building) and consist of a questionnaire and an oral swab (no blood). Confidential results arrive in two to three weeks. Call (727) 687-4211.

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The second annual "Get Fit Dunedin" Health and Wellness Expo will be 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday at the Dunedin Community Center, 1920 Pinehurst Road. The expo features dozens of vendors, exhibitors, class demonstrations, raffles, door prizes and healthy snacks. Call (727) 812-4530 or visit

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Dr. Richard Klein, acupuncture physician, will discuss weight loss and transformation through acupuncture, meditation, and many other creative methods at a free seminar at 6 p.m. Monday at AllergiCare Relief Center, 3001 Eastland Blvd., Suite 5, Clearwater. To reserve a space, call (727) 797-7667.

Seminars, classes, support groups

NAR-ANON FAMILY GROUP MEETINGS: 10 a.m. and 7 p.m. Mondays (except holidays) at Crystal Beach Community Center, 517 Crystal Beach Ave.; 7 p.m. Tuesdays at First United Methodist Church, Educational Building, second floor, 421 Main St., Dunedin; and 7 p.m. Wednesdays at St. Paul's Methodist Church, Room 102, 1199 Highland Ave., Largo. E-mail or visit

OVEREATERS ANONYMOUS MEETINGS: 10:15 a.m. Mondays at Lutheran Church of the Resurrection, 1555 Windmill Pointe Road, Palm Harbor; 11 a.m. Thursdays, First Presbyterian Church, 455 Scotland St., Dunedin; 7:30 p.m. Thursdays, 7:30 and 10 a.m. Saturdays at Palm Harbor Presbyterian Church, 2021 Nebraska Ave.; and 2 p.m. Saturdays at the Dry Dock, 1733 Alt. U.S. 19, Tarpon Springs. Call (727) 327-4555 or visit

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.

TOPS (TAKE OFF POUNDS SENSIBLY): 9 to 10 a.m. weigh-in, 10 to 11 a.m. meeting every Thursday at United Methodist Church, 1025 Union St., Clearwater. Call Beulah Little at (727) 461-7101. There is a fee for this class.

Health events in North Pinellas 10/12/09 [Last modified: Monday, October 12, 2009 6:41pm]
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