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"Look Good, Feel Better" free programs to help women deal with appearance changes that occur during cancer treatment will be held Monday in Millard Fillmore Suburban Hospital; March 12 in Century Medical Associates, Williamsville; March 19 in Roswell Park Cancer Institute; and March 26 in Dr. Andrew Soh's office, 2950 Elmwood Ave., Kenmore. All start at 6:30 p.m. For more information and to register, call the American Cancer Society at (800) 227-2345.

Safe sitter classes for boys and girls ages 11-13 on how to handle emergencies while caring for children will be held from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday and March 10 in DeGraff Community Center, North Tonawanda. To register, call Pat Volker at 878-7241.

Cancer survivors are invited to attend the following WHYME House programs in March in Hope Lodge, 197 Summer St.: 2 p.m. Sunday, yoga; 1 p.m. March 11, magnet therapy; 2 p.m. March 18, art expression; 2 p.m. March 25, grief therapy. A tea is held after each event. For information, call 876-4323.

A program for people dealing with death, illness, loss of a job, empty nest syndrome or other grief-loss issues will be held from 2 to 4 p.m. Sunday in Brighton Community Church, 1225 Brighton Road, Town of Tonawanda. For reservations, call 832-4889.

A class on use of the nicotine patch and/or Zyban as an aid to smoking cessation will be held at 2 p.m. Monday in Buffalo General Hospital. To register, call Mary Kennedy at 859-1890.

A free osteoarthritis seminar will be presented by chiropractor John Zilliox at 6:30 p.m. Monday in Amherst Pepsi Center, 1615 Amherst Manor Drive, Williamsville. Reservations are required; call 1-888-276-2213.

A Freedom From Smoking program will begin at 6:30 p.m. next Tuesday in Williamsville Suburban Health & Rehab Center, 193 S. Union Road, Williamsville. To register, call the American Lung Association at 691-5864.

Infant massage therapy workshops will begin at 9:30 a.m. next Tuesday in the Jewish Community Center, Getzville. For information, call Shauna Stisser at 688-4114, Ext. 323.

Kaleida Health offers bereavement programs for people dealing with the death of a child, sibling or grandchild, as well as a group for rebuilding life after a violent death; for information, call Lesley Jordans at 878-7773. Call 568-6653 for information on stillborn, newborn death, miscarriage and journey to the next pregnancy support groups.

Other support group meetings, with telephone numbers to call for information, include attention deficit disorder, 7 p.m. Wednesday in Forest Elementary School, Williamsville, 696-3883 . . . aphasia therapeutic, 1:30 p.m. every Thursday in Buffalo Hearing & Speech Center, 50 E. North St., 885-8318 . . . prostate cancer, 6:30 p.m. Thursday in Mercy Hospital, Abbott Road, 834-9200, Ext. 5169 . . . women who have experienced loss of a mother, 10 a.m. Saturday in St. Joseph Hospital, 648-6898 . . . hepatitis C and liver disease, 6:30 p.m. Monday in St. Joseph Hospital, 1-877-716-3850 . . . rheumatoid arthritis, 11 a.m. Wednesday and fibromyalgia, 11 a.m. Thursday, both groups in Arthritis Foundation, Williamsville, 626-0333.

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