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HEALTH NOTES

A Walking and Talking Tour of the multidisciplinary breast program at Roswell Park Cancer Institute will held at 6 p.m. Oct. 4 in the hospital. To register, call (877) 275-7724.

Free osteoporosis screenings for people over age 50 are being offered by Univera Healthcare in area Target Pharmacies. Appointments are necessary and may be made by calling the participating pharmacy. Here is the schedule: Friday, 5622 Amanda Lane, Orchard Park, 821-9844; next Tuesday, 1750 Walden Ave., Cheektowaga, 896-0673; Oct. 4, 2626 Delaware Ave., 447-0297; Oct. 10, 8290 Transit Road, Amherst, 639-8204; Oct. 11, 7414 Niagara Falls Blvd., Niagara Falls, 283-0370; Oct. 17, 1575 Niagara Falls Blvd., Amherst, 831-8662. All screenings are between 10 a.m. and 2 p.m.

A walk to benefit economically disadvantaged Erie Community College students with acute medical problems and the state division of the National Ovarian Cancer Coalition will be held Saturday at ECC North. For information, call Marcia VanDewark at 675-8088.

A free 50-Plus Health & Wellness Fair will be held from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday in Schofield Residence, Town of Tonawanda. For information, call Laura Mondello at 874-1566, Ext. 316.

The annual American Heart Association walk will be held at 10 a.m. Saturday in Buffalo State College sports arena. For information, call 564-1100 or visit the Web site at www.americanheart.org.

A support group for amputees will meet at 7 p.m. Saturday in a home in Cheektowaga. For information, call Pat Hill at 893-2436.

A Walk to Remember for parents who have lost an infant will be held at 2 p.m. Sunday at Millard Fillmore Suburban Hospital. For information, call 878-7773, 568-6653 or 568-6622.

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

"Child Advocacy," a free Lunch and Learn program on child abuse and local systems protecting rights of children will be held at 12:30 p.m. next Tuesday in Mercy Hospital. For reservations, call 828-9313.

A Baker Victory Services parenting program on "Discipline Made Simple" and "Sibling Rivalry" will be held at 6:30 p.m. Oct. 4 in St. Joseph Hospital. Reservations are required; call 828-9313. Baby-sitting is available on request.

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