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Hernando County health and support for April 22 and beyond

Multiple Sclerosis support group: 7 p.m. today, Grace World Outreach Church, 20366 Cortez Blvd. (352) 799-5713.

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2 Heart Issues 2 Heart Felt Support: Noon to 2 p.m. Tuesday, Spring Hill Enrichment Center at Oak Hill Hospital, 11375 Cortez Blvd., Spring Hill. The discussion will be on congestive heart failure and will include diagnosis, causes, treatments, medicines, therapies, new home tests and support. Questions will be answered. The expert panel will include a doctor, pharmacist, home health specialist, social worker and therapist. Hosted by Nurse On Call, (352) 263-1648.

Carpel Tunnel Syndrome lecture: 11 a.m. Saturday, Silverthorn Country Club, 4550 Golf Club Lane. The speaker will be Dr. Esther Wylen, a neurosurgeon. Refreshments will be served. Free. The lecture is part of Brooksville Regional Hospital's Health Whys lecture series. Seating limited; reservations required. (352) 799-5019.

Deaf and Hard of Hearing Services of Florida free hearing screenings and wax removal: 9:30 to 11 a.m. Monday, 1163 Spring Hill Drive. Free amplified telephones from Florida Telecommunication Relay are available for those who qualify. The free screenings and wax removal are offered on the first and fourth Mondays of each month. Call for an appointment. (727) 853-1010 or toll-free 1-866-685-9477.

Look Good, Feel Better program: 3 to 5 p.m. April 29, Florida Cancer Institute-New Hope, 7154 Medical Center Drive, off Cortez Boulevard (across from High Point). Sponsored by the American Cancer Society, the free program teaches beauty techniques to women cancer patients to help combat appearance-related side effects of treatment. Reservations required. Mary Capo, (352) 596-1926, ext. 150.

Noninvasive Treatment for Fibromyalgia free seminar: 6 to 7 p.m. Monday, West Hernando/S.T. Foggia Branch Library, 6335 Blackbird Ave. The seminar, offered by the Foundation for Wellness Professionals, is for those diagnosed with fibromyalgia or suffering with chronic pain, body aches, fatigue, problems sleeping, depression, anxiety or irritable bowel syndrome. The speaker will be Mary Bristow, doctor of Oriental medicine. If interested, free testing will be provided to determine if you qualify for a noninvasive, innovative new treatment. Seating limited. RSVP to (352) 799-1882.

Parkinson Support Group of Spring Hill: 1 p.m. May 3, Spring Hill Enrichment Center at Oak Hill Hospital, 11375 Cortez Blvd. Those with Parkinson's disease and caregivers are welcome. Charlene or Don, (352) 688-7261.

Weeki Wachee

'Conquering Bladder and Prostate Problems — For Men and Women' seminar: 5 to 6:30 p.m. Tuesday, Glen Lakes Country Club, 10485 Glen Lakes Blvd. The speaker will be Dr. Omar Hamoui, a urologist, who will discuss all aspects of bladder problems for men and women as well as prostate conditions for men. There is no cost to attend; a complimentary hot buffet will be served. The seminar is part of Oak Hill Hospital's For Your Health community education series. Seating limited; reservations required. (352) 597-6333.

Charcot-Marie-Tooth support group: 10 a.m. to noon Saturday, Citrus Memorial Hospital, 502 W Highland Blvd. (in the Gulf Room of the historical school building, just north of the main hospital building on Citrus Avenue). The speaker will be Dr. Michael Franklin, a neurologist. Light refreshments will be served. Ronnie Plageman, rplageman@tampabay.rr.com or (352) 860-1578.

Pinellas County/Clearwater

Tourette's Syndrome support group: 1:30 to 3 p.m. Saturday, Countryside Branch Library, 2741 State Road 580. A group that will meet in Hernando County is being organized. (727) 418-0240 or tsa-fl.org.

Information for the Health and Support column should be submitted to Phyllis Day, Hernando Times, 15365 Cortez Blvd., Brooksville, FL 34613. Information can be faxed to (352) 754-6133 or e-mailed to pday@sptimes.com. The deadline for this news is two weeks before your event or reservation deadline. Information cannot be published if the time, date, place, ticket price (if applicable) or contact person and phone number are missing. For information about the Health and Support column, call (352) 754-6101 from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. weekdays.

Hernando County health and support for April 22 and beyond 04/21/10 [Last modified: Wednesday, April 21, 2010 9:05pm]
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