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HEALTH NOTES

Life Transitions Center offers support groups to help children and adults cope with serious illness or loss. For information, call 836-6460.

Classes at Here's Health, 1954 Clinton St., include "Sick and Tired of Being Sick and Tired," Thursday at 6:30 p.m., and "Conquer Anxiety," Saturday at 1 p.m. To register, call 822-5351.

A basic life support course covering CPR and foreign body airway management will be taught Thursday from 8 a.m. to noon in Buffalo General Hospital. To register, call 859-2105.

A public forum on Child Health Plus, a state mental health program for low-income families, will be held Thursday at 2 p.m. in Erie County Legislative Chambers, 25 Delaware Ave. For information, call Roger Stone at 886-1242.

Free parenting classes in Century Cafeteria & Family Conference Center, 301 Cayuga Road, Cheektowaga, include "How to Raise a Non-Smoker," Thursday at 6:30 p.m.; "So You're Going to Have a Baby," Saturday at 11 a.m., and "Childhood Fears," Tuesday at 6:30 p.m. For reservations, call 631-3193.

A National Stuttering Project workshop for adults and teen-agers who stutter will be held Saturday from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. in 280 Park Hall, University at Buffalo North Campus. To register, call Bonnie Weiss at 838-3999 or Gary Rentschler at 645-3400, Ext. 132.

"Celebrating Puberty," a mother and daughter program, will be held Saturday at 9 a.m. in Buffalo Family Practice, 3671 Southwestern Blvd., Orchard Park. To register, call 652-7073, Ext. 122.

"Coping With Stress and Anxiety" is the topic of a free health lecture Sunday at 12:15 p.m. in Blessed Trinity Catholic Church, 317 Leroy St.

"When Every Bite Counts," a free program on nutrition for cancer patients, will be held April 1 at 1 p.m. in Sisters Hospital. To register, call 862-1087.

A back care program will be presented April 1 at 6 p.m. in Sisters Hospital. A physician referral is necessary. To register, call 862-1170.

Sibling classes for children preparing for the birth of a brother or sister will be held April 1 and April 22 at 6:30 p.m. and April 25 at 9 and 10:30 a.m. in Millard Fillmore Suburban Hospital; to register, call 568-3628. A sibling preparation class for children ages 2 to 10 years will be held Thursday at 6:30 p.m. in Mount St. Mary's Hospital; to register, call 298-2145.

Support group meetings, with telephone numbers to call for information, include families of persons with Alzheimer's disease, Wednesday at 7 p.m. in DeGraff Adult Day Care, 82 Mead St., North Tonawanda, 694-7662 . . . confidential group for individuals with genital herpes, Wednesday at 6:30 p.m. at Planned Parenthood of Buffalo, 210 Franklin St., 853-1771 . . . family and friends of the mentally ill, Monday at 4 p.m. at 80 Goodrich St., Mark O'Brien at Buffalo General Hospital, 859-2682 . . . grief after death of a loved one, Monday at 7 p.m. in Mount St. Mary's Hospital, Lewiston, 298-2145 . . . endometriosis, Monday at 7 p.m. in Sisters Hospital, Elaine at 693-2045 . . . adults with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder, Monday at 7 p.m. at Monsignor Carr Mental Health Services, 76 W. Humboldt Pkwy., Bruce Pace at 835-9745, Ext. 325.

Free colorectal screenings, including take-home test kits and processing, are offered by Sisters Hospital for eligible men and women. For information, call 862-1042.

A Jurassic Society free lecture, "Viewing Atoms, Molecules and Cells Using Nuclear Magnetic Resonance Spectroscopy," will be presented next Tuesday at 4 p.m. in Hilleboe Auditorium, Research Studies Center at Roswell Park Cancer Institute.

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