To Your Health
This list of health-related items is published Wednesdays. Send information to: To Your Health, Honolulu Star-Bulletin, P.O. Box 3080, Honolulu 96802. Or fax to 523-8509. Or send e-mail to citydesk@starbulletin.com.

Wednesday, October 30, 1996



Healthy mothers' calendar: The "Healthy and Hapai Pregnancy Calendar," containing information on prenatal care and warning signs of problems, is available free to pregnant women. The calendar, created by Healthy Mothers, Healthy Babies Coalition of Hawaii, is a self-help tool for good health and nutrition. Call MothersCare at 973-3020 on Oahu or 800-772-3020 on neighbor islands.

Breast cancer update: Drs. Joan Kendall, Lois Mastrofrancesco and Mari Nakashizuka discuss controversies and the latest in prevention and treatment, 7 to 8:30 p.m. today, Kamehameha Auditorium, Queen's Medical Center. Free. Register at 537-7117.

Free flu shots: The Ohana Physi-

cians Group offers free shots at its Kaneohe and Enchanted Lake clinics through Nov. 9. The clinics are at the Castle Professional Center, 46-001 Kamehameha Highway, Suite 110, and at Enchanted Lake Shopping Center, 1070 Keolu Drive. Call 247-7596 Kaneohe, 263-2124 Enchanted Lake,

55 Alive/Mature Driving: Course for older drivers reviews safe-driving measures and license renewal, 8:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Saturday and and Nov. 9, Queen's Medical Center. Costs $8. Call 537-7117.

Another class runs 8 a.m. to noon Tuesday and Nov. 6 at Castle Medical Center, Kailua. Call 263-5252.

Also, 8 a.m. to noon Nov. 6 and 13 at the Lanakila Senior Center. Call Jane at 847-1322.

Macrobiotics Hawaii: Cooking demonstration, 1 to 3 p.m. Saturday, Paki Hale. Free. Call 528-2661.

Assisted suicide: Dr. Meinrad Schar from the Swiss Association for Human Dying (EXIT) discusses legal suicide in other countries, 2 p.m. Saturday, Ala Wai Golf Course Clubhouse. Schar will also talk about the recent conference of the World Federation of Right to Die Societies. Presented by Hemlock Hawaii.

First Aid class: Learn how to treat wounds and save lives, 12:30 to 4:30 p.m. Sunday, Castle Center for Health Promotion, Kaneohe. Costs $20. Register at 235-8737.

Tai chi class: Alex Dong teaches the art, 4:30 p.m. Mondays and Thursdays, Kekela Gym, Queen's Medical Center. Costs $35. Call 547-4780.

CPR/Basic Life Support class: 7 to 9 p.m. Monday and Tuesday, Castle Center for Health Promotion, Kaneohe. Costs $25. Register at 235-8737.

AIDS Bereavement: Support group meets 4 p.m. Tuesdays at the Life Foundation, 233 Keawe St. Call 521-2437.

Anxiety education: 5 p.m. Tues-

day, Queen's Medical Center. Call 547-4401.

Smokeless program: Stop smoking in seven classes, 6 to 8 p.m. Tues-

day, Nov. 11, 12, 13, 14, 19 and 21, Queen's Medical Center. Costs $75. Call 537-7117.

Exercise for cancer patients: Free classes, 10:30 a.m. Wednesdays, Queen's Medical Center. Call 547-4611.

HEARTS: Support group for parents who have lost a child through miscarriage, ectopic pregnancy, stillbirth or newborn death, 2:30 p.m. Nov. 6, Kapiolani Women's Center, 1907 S. Beretania St. HEARTS stands for Hope, Encouragement, Assistance and Resolve Through Sharing. Free. Call 973-3042.

"The Dark Side of Medication": Pharmacist Lois Dement talks about adverse reactions to drugs, allergies and sensitivities, and drug interactions, 6 p.m. Nov. 6, Japanese Cultural Center of Hawaii, Room 102. Class begins a free series with Kuakini Medical Center. Register at 945-7633.

"Wonderful Water": Naturo-

pathic physician James Howard shares the healing uses of water for insomnia, headaches and other ailments, 7 p.m. Nov. 6, Castle Center for Health Promotion, Kaneohe. Free. Call 235-8737.




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