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Incontinence the Topic of Seminar

July 09, 2001

The type and cause of urinary incontinence can vary. A urologist will discuss prevention and treatment in a seminar Friday at Borders Bookstore, The Block at Orange, 10 a.m. Free. (877) UCI-DOCS.

EDUCATION

Wednesday

"Fight Breast Cancer With Your Bare Hands" will focus on self-examination and prevention. Citrus Valley Medical Center, Queen of the Valley Campus, 1115 S. Sunset Ave., West Covina. Free. Reservations. (626) 814-2479.

Thursday

Lip-reading classes, sponsored by the Los Angeles Unified School District (meets Thursdays). Claude Pepper Senior Center, 1762 S. La Cienega Blvd., Los Angeles. 1:30-3:30 p.m. Free. (323) 931-1026.

Saturday

"Autism Spectrum Disorders, DFIDS and ADD/ADHD: A Medical Epidemic and the Neuro-Immune Connection," an information session. Long Beach-Drake Park Community Center, 951 Main Ave., Long Beach. Reservations. E-mail attend@healnids.org or, for information, call (818) 951-8579

SCREENINGS

Osteoporosis screenings will be held at various Sav-ons in Orange County throughout July. For specific locations and times, call (877) 476-0411. $30.

SUPPORT GROUPS

Today

"Just Between Men," a prostate cancer networking group (meets second Mondays). Wellness Community-West Los Angeles, 2716 Ocean Park Blvd., Suite 1040, Santa Monica. Free. (310) 314-2555.

Today

Breast cancer group (meets second and fourth Mondays). Los Alamitos Medical Center, 3751 Katella Ave., Los Alamitos. Free. (562) 594-9977.

Tuesday

Diabetes group (meets second and fourth Tuesdays). Torrance Memorial Medical Center, 3330 Lomita Blvd., Torrance. (310) 517-4711.

Tuesday

Breast cancer group, conducted in Spanish (meets Tuesdays). Glendale Adventist Medical Center, 1509 Wilson Terrace, Glendale. 6:30-8 p.m. (818) 409-8008.

Wednesday

"Let's Just Talk," a group for friends, family of people with Parkinson's disease; sponsored by Parkinson's Resource Organization. Foothill Nursing, 401 W. Ada, Glendora. 7 p.m. Free. Reservations requested. (877) 775-4111.

Thursday

Leukemia and lymphoma group, sponsored by the Wellness Community-South Bay, 109 W. Torrance Blvd., Suite 100, Redondo Beach. 1-3 p.m. Free. (310) 376-3550.

Thursday

Lymphedema group (meets second Thursdays). 7080 Hollywood Blvd., Suite 815, Los Angeles. 7-8:30 p.m. Free. Reservations required. (323) 957-9571.

Saturday

Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis Assn. support group for Spanish speakers. City Terrace Library, 4024 E. City Terrace Drive, Los Angeles. 3-4 p.m. Free. (562) 889-9452.

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