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An interactive, Web-based chilbirth education program, which includes animated illustrations, videos, direct contact with childbirth educators and private tours of facilities at Millard Fillmore Suburban and Women & Children's hospitals, is available online. Classes cover a variety of topics focused on pregnancy and childbirth. Registrants receive a parenting book and other materials, an in-person class with a registered childbirth nurse educator and access to contact a childbirth nurse. All resources are available for 90 days after initial log-in. The cost is $75. For more details, call 568-3628 (Suburban) or 878-7342 (Children's), or visit www.buffalobaby.org.

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"Kidney Smart is the Smart Start: Taking Control of Your Kidney Health" will be presented at 11:30 a.m. today in the community center at Crestwood Commons Patio Homes and Apartments, 2600 Niagara Falls Blvd., Wheatfield. Free; a light lunch will be served. Call 278-4604 to register.

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Schofield Adult Wellness Center in the Schofield Residence Nursing Facility, 3333 Elmwood Ave., Town of Tonawanda, will host two free programs. "Beginning Meditation" will be presented from 9:30 to 11 a.m. today. Kandy Svec will talk about the benefits and practice of meditation and lead a guided meditation session. On Wednesday, Dr. Michael Perry will present "Oral Health Considerations for 50 " at 1 p.m. He will talk about how health changes related to aging, including diseases, functional capacity and medications, affect oral health. He also will share information on implants, dentures, tooth replacement and other cosmetic procedures. Call 995-3851 or visit www.schofieldcare.org for required reservations.

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A free program, "Taking Control of Your Weight and Your Life," will be offered at 5:30 p.m. in the HSBC Community Room, the Heart Center of Niagara, 571 10th St., Niagara Falls. Call 278-4400 to register.

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The ALS Association will hold a support group meeting from 6:30 to 8 p.m. Monday in the first-floor boardroom of Dent Neurological Institute, 3980 Sheridan Drive, Amherst. For information, contact Becky Colville at 860-1947 or rcolville@alsaupstateny.org.

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The American Lung Association and Catholic Health System will hold a meeting of its Better Breathers Club, a support group for people with chronic lung disease and their families, at 11 a.m. next Tuesday at Appletree Business Park, Suite 48, 2875 Union Road, Cheektowaga. Meetings are held on the third Tuesday of each month. For information or to register for the group, call 447-6205.

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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.