DerryNews.com, Derry, New Hampshire

November 28, 2013

HEALTH BRIEFS


Derry News

---- — Learn some grocery store savvy

DERRY — Derry Medical Center presents “Supermarket Shopping Savvy” Wednesday, Dec. 4, from 6 to 7 p.m. at the wellness center at 14 Tsienneto Road Medical Park, Suite 300. Participants will learn how to menu plan for the week, navigate the grocery store and master the food label. They will also learn about “clean eating” and tips to reduce calories. There will be a food demonstration. The program will be presented by a registered dietician. The cost is $10. For information or registration, call 537-3033.

Donate blood in Londonderry Friday

LONDONDERRY — The American Red Cross will hold a blood drive Friday, Nov. 29, from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the Londonderry Lions Hall, 256 Mammoth Road. All donors will receive a commemorative T-shirt.

This holiday season give a gift that can help save a life. Give a blood donation. For families dealing with a cancer diagnosis or other major illness, the holidays can be a difficult time.

Donors of all blood types — especially O negative, A negative and B negative — are urged to schedule an appointment to donate blood.

Walk-ins are welcome, but appointments can be made by calling 1-800-RED CROSS or visiting redcross.org prior to that date.