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"Look Good, Feel Better," a free American Cancer Society program to help women deal with appearance changes that occur during chemotherapy or radiation treatment, will be held at 6:30 p.m. Monday in Dr. Kandala K. Chary's office, 45 Spindrift Drive, Williamsville. To register, call Debbie Paoline at 565-0355.

"Fertility Awareness," a workshop for women on how to avoid or achieve a pregnancy, will be held at 3 p.m. Saturday in Life Cycles Wellness Center, 640 Breckenridge St. Registration is required; call Eileen Stewart at 885-2229.

"Infant Feeding and Behavior," a free Lunch and Learn program, will be held at noon next Tuesday in Mercy Hospital. Reservations are required; call 893-7675.

Psychiatrists at the University at Buffalo whose research focuses on the role of genetics in certain mental disorders will speak at a UB Sunrise Breakfast at 7:30 a.m. next Tuesday in Center for Tomorrow on the UB North Campus. For ticket information, call 829-2608.

"Breaking Free From Co-Dependency," a free program for people whose loved ones are dealing with addictions, will be held at 5:30 p.m. next Tuesday in Mid Erie Counseling and Treatment Services, 1520 Walden Ave., Cheektowaga. To register, call 895-6700.

"Regulation of DNA Replication During the Cell Cycle," a Jurassic Society lecture open to the public, will be held at 12:30 p.m. next Tuesday in the Research Studies Center at Roswell Park Cancer Institute. For information, call Craig Johnson at 845-2339.

Infant massage programs for parents and their children up to age 8 months are presented in four sessions in People Inc.'s Elmwood Health Center, 2128 Elmwood Ave. For information, call Mary Kay Fahey at 874-4500, Ext. 442.

Support group meetings, with telephone numbers to call for information, include stuttering, 7 p.m. Wednesday in 141 Park Hall, University at Buffalo North Campus, 838-3999 . . . prostate cancer, 7 p.m. Thursday in Marian Professional Center, 515 Abbott Road, 652-5127 . . . loss of a baby through miscarriage, stillbirth or newborn death, 7 p.m. Thursday in Amherst Community Church, Snyder, Lesley Jordans at 878-7773 . . . aphasia therapeutic for people who have difficulty communicating due to stroke or other neurological illness, at 1:30 p.m. every Thursday in February in Buffalo Hearing & Speech Center, 50 E. North St., 885-8318 . . . La Leche League breast-feeding education, at 10 a.m. Thursday, and couples meeting at 7 p.m. Feb. 9 in Green Acres School community room, 205 Yorkshire Road, Town of Tonawanda, Katie at 693-9941 . . . children and their parents or care-givers coping with a serious illness of a loved one, sessions begin at 6 p.m. Thursday in Life Transitions Center, 3580 Harlem Road, Cheektowaga, 836-6460 to register . . . peripheral neuropathy, at 7:30 p.m. next Tuesday in Trinity United Methodist Church, 711 Niagara Falls Blvd., 833-1827 . . . kidney transplant, 7 p.m. next Tuesday in Walden Galleria community room, new medications and the Kaleida Health transplant clinic will be discussed, Mike Martino at 685-4799 or Wendy Cutrona at 675-0748 . . . newly diagnosed lupus patients, at 3 p.m. Feb. 9 in Roswell Park Cancer Institute, 635-9111.

Center for Dental Studies at University of Buffalo School of Dental Medicine is seeking people 18 years and older with a history of canker sores or traumatic oral ulcers to evaluate a mouth rinse for the treatment of the sores. Subjects also are being sought to evaluate a new breath care treatment for halitosis. Participants in either study will be reimbursed for their time. For information, call 829-3850.

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