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February 27, 2014

HEALTH BRIEFS


Derry News

---- — Pinkerton to host bone marrow drive

DERRY — Pinkerton Academy hosts a bone marrow drive March 8 from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Shepard Auditorium, 5 Pinkerton St..

The drive invites people to stop by for a simple swab test to be put anonymously into a registry for those patients attempting to find a match for stem cell donation. Donors must be between the ages of 18 and 55.

Colon cancer program offered

DERRY — Parkland Medical Center continues its free wellness series with a program “Colon Cancer — Know the Facts” March 27 at 6 p.m. at Parkland’s facility at 31 Stiles Road in Salem.

Oncologist Lata Thatai presents information on cancers of the colon along with risk factors and treatment options.

Call 1-877-642-2362 to register.