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Catholic Health and the American Lung Association will sponsor a meeting of the Better Breathers Club for those with chronic lung disease and their families at 11 a.m. today in Appletree Business Park, 2875 Union Road, Cheektowaga. Paul Bruschini and William Hyland III from the rehabilitation services department at Sisters of Charity Hospital will talk about home safety, including fall prevention and energy conservation. The club meets the third Thursday of each month. For information or to register for the meeting, call 447-6205.
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Schofield Adult Wellness Center in the Schofield Residence Nursing Facility, 3333 Elmwood Ave., Town of Tonawanda, will host a free program, “Home Remedies: The Kitchen as Medicine Chest,” from 6 to 7:30 p.m. Wednesday. Tara Welty of Great Blue Heron Healing Arts will talk about simple remedies that can be kept close at hand. Call 995-3851 or visit www.schofieldcare.org for required reservations.
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The Cancer Wellness Center and Daemen College will present a free program on “The Healing Power of Meditation and Tibetan Singing Bowls” from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. Wednesday in Daemen’s Research and Information Commons, Room 101, 4380 Main St., Snyder. Guest speaker will be Clay Dinger. Drs. Charles Sabatino and Cheryl Nosek will explore ways to flourish when faced with obstacles. To register, call 694-1395.
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The Living Healthy with Kidney Disease support group will meet at 7 p.m. Thursday in the third-floor conference room in Erie County Medical Center, 462 Grider St. All kidney, dialysis and transplant patients, as well as donor families, living donors and supporters, are welcome. For information, call Barbara Breckinridge at 885-7215 or Dan Tomczak at 553-6055.
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The Scleroderma Foundation, Tri-State Chapter, and the Buffalo Scleroderma Support Group will present a free, public educational forum from 12:30 to 4 p.m. Saturday at Niagara Falls Medical Center, 621 10th St., Niagara Falls. Dr. Dinesh Khanna from the University of Michigan will talk about “Digestive System Issues in Scleroderma” and Lisa Jewett, MSc at Jewish General Hospital, will speak on “The Scleroderma Patient-Centered Intervention Network: Internet-based Management of Body Image Distress.” For information, call (800) 867-0885 or email mbbkadylak@scleroderma.org.
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Support groups, and phone numbers to call for information include: Co-Dependents, fellowship of men and women whose purpose it is to develop healthy relationships, 7:30 p.m. today, Trinity Old Lutheran Church, 3445 Sheridan Drive, Eggertsville, 864-0746 or 609-3022; anxiety self-help, 11 a.m. today, participants must be chem-free and refrain from using scented items while in the building, WNYIL, 3108 Main St., 836-0822, Ext. 118; Gam-Anon, for family and friends of gamblers, 7 p.m. Thursday, Weinberg Campus, 2700 N. Forest Road, Amherst, 254-4941; Reformers Unanimous faith-based addictions program, 7 p.m. Friday, Hedstrom Baptist Church, 55 Losson Road, Cheektowaga, 818-1012; Alcoholics Anonymous First Step, 8 p.m. Friday, auditorium, Niagara Falls Memorial Medical Center, 278-4569; Alcoholics Anonymous International Group, 6:30 p.m. Saturday, Niagara Falls Memorial Medical Center, 278-4569; Narcotics Anonymous, 5 p.m. Sunday, Memorial Medical Center Auditorium, 278-4569.