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Gilda’s Club WNY will present a Connect Workshop titled “Progress in Treatment of Myelodysplastic Syndromes” for people living with MDS, their families, friends and health care professionals. Today, from 1:30 to 2:20 p.m., you can listen to the workshop over the phone or connect to the club’s webcast online either at the club or at home. Call 332-5900 in advance to sign up.

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The Schofield Adult Wellness Center in the Schofield Residence Nursing Facility, 3333 Elmwood Ave., Town of Tonawanda, will host a free program titled “Simple Steps to Health: The Wisdom of Oriental Medicine” at 11 a.m. Wednesday. The Rev. Tara Welty of Great Blue Heron Healing Arts will present. Call 995-3851 or visit www.schofieldcare.org for required reservations.

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The Mended Hearts support group for heart patients will meet from 10 a.m. to noon Saturday at Buffalo Cardiology and Pulmonary Associates, second floor, 6460 Main St., Williamsville. For more information, call 655-4597.

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“Living with Diabetes,” a two-session program of self-management classes, will be held from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday and Nov. 17 in the Mary C. Dyster Community Education Room at Niagara Falls Memorial Medical Center, 621 10th St., Niagara Falls. For required registration, call 278-4102.

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Wheatfield Community Center, 2790 Church Road, Wheatfield, will host a free seminar titled “Taking Control of Your Weight and Your Life” at 6 p.m. Monday. Drs. Dang Tuan Pham and Bala Thatigotia will speak. Call 278-4400 to register.

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“Understanding Diabetes – Am I at Risk?” and “Ways to Manage Diabetes” will be presented by Mary Degnan, nutrition services director, from 10 a.m. to noon next Tuesday in the HSBC Community Room of The Heart Center of Niagara, 571 10th St., Niagara Falls. For information, call 285-2382.

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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, Niagara Falls Memorial Medical Center Auditorium, 278-4569.