"Stroke Awareness For the Public": With Drs. Melvin Yee, Kuakini Medical Center, and Web Ross, Honolulu Heart Program, 1 to 4 p.m. Saturday, Kuakini Medical Center auditorium. Call 538-7021, ext. 16.
"Stroke Awareness For the Public": With Dr. Marek Mirski, 6:30 to 8 p.m. Tuesday, Queen's Medical Center, Tinney Theatre. Call 538-7021, ext 16.
Health Pregnancy Class: Introduction to the Bradley Method, 6 p.m. Tuesday, Waldenbooks, Windward Mall. Free. Call 254-5392 or 254-9353.
"Stroke Awareness For Healthcare Professionals": With Dr. Web Ross, Honolulu Heart Program, noon Wednesday, V.A. Hospital, Prince Kuhio Federal Building, 300 Ala Moana Blvd., Room 6307. Call 538-7021, ext. 16.
AIDS treatment resource center: The Longevity Library is open 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Wednesdays and Fridays and by appointment at the Life Foundation, 2114 Lauula St. The library has categories such as medical reference, traditional and alternative treatments, legal and social issues and caregiving.
Anger Management classes: 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. Wednesdays, Queen's Medical Center. Cost: $55. Reservations at 537-7117.
Baby Massage and Exercise: To promote physical and emotional health and relieve gas, colic or chest congestion. Classes are from 9 to 10 a.m. or 10:30 to 11:30 a.m. Saturdays May 31 through June 28. Cost: $40 for two adults and a baby. Reservations at 537-7117.
Blood Bank of Hawaii: Blood donors wanted. Healthy adults who weigh at least 110 pounds can probably give blood. Call 845-9966; 800-372-9966, neighbor islands.
"Cancer And You": Classes on how to deal with the side effects of cancer treatments, 11 a.m. to noon every Friday through May 30. Call 547-4660 for registration and locations.
CPR classes: 6 to 10 p.m. May 8 and 29, Queen's Medical Center. Cost: $25. Call 537-7117.
CPR renewal course: For those who need to renew their certification and have a current active card, 6 to 8 p.m. every third Thursday of the month, Queen's Medical Center. Renewal is good for one year. Cost: $15. Prepayment and registration required. Call 537-7117.
Donors needed: Platelets, blood components that aid in clotting, are needed for patients with blood diseases such as leukemia and aplastic anemia. Donation is painless and safe. Adults ages 18 to 65 who weigh at least 110 pounds and are in good health are asked to call the St. Francis Medical Center at 547-6403.
Expectant Parent classes: Five-session program, 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. Tuesdays through June 3 or Thursdays through June 12. Cost: $60 per series or $15 per class. Reservations at 537-7117.
Family planning: Hawaii Department of Health offers confidential services that include pregnancy testing and counseling, examinations, checkups, information and birth control supplies. For a clinic near you, call 737-6311; on the Neighbor Islands, call ASK-2000.
High Blood Pressure Management: Series of five classes, 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. Wednesdays, through June 4, Queen's Medical Center. Cost: $25. Reservations at 537-7117.
Low-cost family planning: Rural Oahu Family Planning Clinics offer confidential services including birth control supplies and pregnancy testing in Waipahu and Wahiawa. Call 675-0070.
"Managing Your Diabetes With Balancing Skills": Educational program open to anyone, 6 to 9 p.m. Tuesdays or Thursdays, until June 10, Queen's Medical Center. Series of six classes cost $50. Reservations at 537-7117. Pre-payment required.
"Massage For Relaxation": Learn basic Swedish Massage strokes, 6 to 9 p.m. Tuesdays through June 3, Queen's Medical Center. Cost: $55 per couple. Register at 537-7117.
National Multiple Sclerosis Society: Free counseling by telephone is available for people living with MS. Call 531-4127 or 800-FIGHT-MS. Support group meets the first Thursday of each month at the Kukui Health Building.
"Patches of Memory": St. Francis Medical Center provides materials for people to create a name patch in memory of someone lost to AIDS. Volunteers at the center, St. Francis-West and St. Francis Hospice will sew the patches into three name quilts for World AIDS Day. Patch packets with instructions, background material and swatches are free. Call 547-6231.
Queen's Hospital: Maternity tours for adults only. Reservations at 537-7117.
Systematic Stress Management: Seven-session program, 6:30 to 8:30 p.m., Thursdays through June 19, Queen's Medical Center. Cost: $75. Register at 537-7117.
Reiki classes: Harry M. Kuboi will hold small classes by appointment only. Reiki is an ancient healing art. Call 373-7001.
St. Francis Access Line: Learn about physician referrals, health classes and workshops, services for seniors, home or hospice care, treatment for addiction and other community service programs by calling 547-6887.
SUPPORT GROUPSHEARTS: Hope, Encouragement, Assistance and Resolve Through Sharing, a support group for parents who have suffered the death of an infant, meets 2:30 p.m. on the first and third Wednesdays of the month, and 6 p.m. on the third Monday. Call 973-3042.
HIV/AIDS: Eight-week support group for children ages 7 to 12, 3:30 to 5 p.m. Thursdays, Life Foundation, 233 Keawe St., Suite 226. Call 521-2437.
Leukemia Society of America: Meeting for patients and families dealing with leukemia, Hodgkin's disease, lymphoma and multiple myeloma, 6:30 to 8 p.m. every third Tuesday of the month, American Cancer Society Offices, 2370 Nuuanu Ave. Social to follow. Register by calling Frank Gormley at 537-7248 or Beth Freitas at 537-7578.
Nar-Anon: 12-step support group for families and friends of drug addicts. Meetings are 8 to 9:30 p.m. Sundays at Castle Hospital, Olomana Room, Third Floor; and 8 to 9:30 p.m. Wednesdays, First Methodist Church, Meeting Room 6, Second Floor. Call 262-5298.
Ovarian cancer support group: For women with ovarian cancer, 6:30 to 8 p.m. every third Tuesday of each month. Call 547-4243.
Pediatric support group: For parents experiencing the loss of a child from infant to 18 years-old, 5:30 to 7:30 p.m., Shriners Hospital, every second and fourth Wednesdays of every month. Information at 973-8284.
Perinatal support group: For families experiencing the loss of a baby through miscarriage, therapeutic abortion, stillbirth and neonatal death, 7 to 8:30 p.m. every fourth Monday of every month, Shriners Hospital, first floor board room. Information at 973-3042.
Survivors of Suicide: Confidential support group meets Tuesdays. Call 521-4555. Sponsored by Helping Hands Hawaii.
Tourettes Syndrome Parent support group: 6:30 to 8 p.m. every fourth Monday of each month, City Hall Annex, Civil Service Conference Room. Martha Wacker facilitates. Various speakers. Call 396-0519.
Turner's syndrome support group: Women with Turner's syndrome may experience ovarian failure, infertility and incomplete sexual development. Early treatment may prevent medical problems resulting from the absence of one of two X chromosomes normally found in females. Write to: Sylvia Lee, 3038 A Harding Ave., Honolulu 96816. Or call 734-8947.
AIDS research: HIV patients interested in new treatments for HIV and opportunistic infections can participate in a study sponsored by the National Institutes of Health. Another NIH-sponsored study examines the impact of HIV on women. Research is being conducted by the Hawaii AIDS Clinical Trials Unit and the Hawaii Aids Research Consortium. Call 737-2751 (Oahu) or 1-800-806-8208 (neighbor islands).
Free diabetes screening: People under 45 who have a relative with Type 1 diabetes are eligible for a free screening, part of a six-year study sponsored by the National Institute of Health. Your blood will be tested for antibodies linked with an elevated risk for developing diabetes. People found to be at risk may participate in the Diabetes Prevention Trial, which explores whether diabetes can be delayed or prevented. Call 531-6886.
For help with other health, social or personal concerns, call ASK-2000 at 275-2000. Hours are 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. Monday-Friday. A counselor will refer you to the appropriate agency.