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February 21, 2013

HEALTH BRIEFS


Derry News

---- — Parkland hosts bereavement group

DERRY — Lahey Center for Oncology and Hematology at Parkland Medical Center presents a bereavement support group for those grieving the loss of a spouse or loved one.

The group’s focus will be on providing mutual support, learning about the grieving process and ways to cope.

The group runs every week on Monday from noon to 2 p.m. for six weeks.

The group is free and meets at the Lahey Center, Overlook Medical Center, 6 Tsienneto Road, Suite 101LL.

Registration is required by calling Barbara Umansky, oncology social worker, at 537-2060 or Cheryl Twombly, Amedysis Hospice bereavement social worker, at 421-0414.

Learn about treating knee pain

DERRY — A workshop on treating knee pain will be held March 21 from 6 to 7 p.m. at the Nutfield Professional Building, 44 Birch St., Suite 203, next to Parkland Medical Center.

The free lecture is presented by Dr. Thomas Marks, orthopedic surgeon at Rockingham Orthodpaedic Associates and also medical director of Parkland’s orthopedics program.

A question-and-answer time will follow the presentation. Register to attend by calling 1-877-642-2362 or at parklandmedicalcenter.com/calendar.

Free hearing screenings offered

DERRY — Derry Parks and Recreation is taking appointments for free hearing screenings at the Marion Gerrish Community Center, 39 West Broadway.

Screenings are provided by Christopher Streeter, licensed hearing instrument specialist.

Screenings will be held March 6, April 3 and May 1. Call to make an appointment at 432-6136.