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HEALTH NOTES

Glucose, blood pressure, cancer and weight screenings will be conducted at a health fair Saturday from 12:30 to 3:30 p.m. at King Urban Life Health Center, 945 Genesee St. Buffalo General Hospital is co-sponsoring the free event, which will include activities for children and refreshments.

Free parenting programs in Caritas Community Room, 2625 Harlem Road, Cheektowaga, include "Feeding and Sleep Struggles With Toddlers" Thursday at 6:30 p.m. and "Problems With Toilet Training and Bed-Wetting" next Tuesday at 6:30 p.m. Reservations are required; call 631-1006.

"Food Insecurity in the Elderly," a program on the status of funding for nutrition programs for the elderly, will be held Thursday from 9 a.m. to noon in Schofield Residence, 3333 Elmwood Ave., Town of Tonawanda. Registration begins at 8:30 p.m. and advance reservations are required. For information, call the Public Affairs Committee of the Network in Aging of Western New York at 829-3712.

A picnic fare vegetarian cooking class will be held Saturday at noon at Here's Health, 1954 Clinton St. Registration is required; call 822-5351.

A Healthy Families Health Fair, sponsored by Healthy Mothers/Healthy Babies Coalition of Niagara County, will be held Thursday from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. in Niagara Falls Housing Authority Family Resource Bldg., 3001 9th St., Niagara Falls.

"When Every Bite Counts," a free nutrition program for cancer patients, will be held Sept. 2 at 1 p.m. in Sisters Hospital. To register, call 862-1087.

A back care program will be held Sept. 2 at 6 p.m. in Sisters Hospital. A physician referral is required. To register, call 862-1170.

Support group meetings, with telephone numbers to call for information, include grief, "Emerge From Your Sorrow," today at 7:30 p.m. in St. Gregory the Great Catholic Church, Amherst, 741-2393 . . . adults with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder, Monday at 7 p.m. in Monsignor Carr Mental Health Services, 76 W. Humboldt Pkwy., Bruce Pace at 835-9745, Ext. 325 . . . Us Too! prostate cancer, next Tuesday at 7 p.m. in Veterans Hospital, Room 1109-C, 834-1713.

American Red Cross health and safety courses are conducted at locations in Buffalo and Western New York. For information on September classes, call 878-2387.

Cosmetic Vein & Laser Center, Amherst, is seeking volunteers to participate in a tattoo removal treatment study. Subjects who wish to have unwanted tattoos removed may call 839-5851 for information or visit the Web site at www.cvlc.com.

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