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HEALTH NOTES

A free seminar on holistic medicine will be presented by Dr. Ronald Santasiero at 2 p.m. Friday in Canterbury Woods, 705 Renaissance Drive, Williamsville. For reservations, call 929-5817.

"Smoking, Alcohol and Drug Use," a Baker Victory Services free program in a series on "Respecting Adolescence" will be held at 7:30 p.m. Thursday in Kenmore West High School, 33 Highland Parkway, Kenmore. For information, call 828-9313.

Smoke Free & Healthy smoking-cessation programs will begin at 6 p.m. Monday and March 6 in Kenmore Mercy Hospital's Sheridan Healthcare Center, 300 Two Mile Creek Road, Town of Tonawanda. To register, call 447-6482.

Tips on managing the effects of osteoporosis will be given on an American Physical Therapy Association toll-free hotline from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Friday and Saturday. The number to call is (877) 633-3278.

Support group meetings, with telephone numbers to call for information, include peripheral neuropathy, 7:30 p.m. today in Trinity United Methodist Church, 711 Niagara Falls Blvd., 833-1827 . . . life after divorce, 7 p.m. today in Clarence Counseling Services, 9735 Main St., Clarence, Kathleen Goldblatt at 759-8159 . . . stuttering, 7 p.m. Wednesday in 183 Park Hall, University at Buffalo North Campus, 838-3999 . . . prostate cancer, 7 p.m. Thursday in Mount St. Mary's Hospital and 7 p.m. Monday in United Memorial Medical Center, Batavia, 834-1713 . . . Alzheimer's disease caregivers, 7 p.m. Thursday in Weinberg Campus, 2720 N. Forest Road, Getzville, 639-3310, Ext. 469, and 2 p.m. Wednesday in Amberleigh Retirement Community, Williamsville; 7 p.m. Thursday in Autumn View Health Care Facility, Hamburg, and 2 p.m. next Tuesday in Basset Manor, Williamsville, 632-5217 . . . fibromyalgia, 6:30 p.m. Monday in St. Francis of Assisi Catholic Church, Athol Springs, and 6:30 p.m. next Tuesday in Arthritis Foundation, 462 Evans St., Williamsville, 626-0333 . . . women of color living with lupus, 5:30 p.m. Monday in Images of Afrikana Center for Self-Development, 463 William St., 835-7161 . . . women who have experienced loss of a mother, 7:30 p.m. Monday and Feb. 26 in St. Joseph Hospital, 648-6898 . . . kidney transplant, 7 p.m. next Tuesday in Walden Galleria community room, Mike Martino at 685-4799 or Wendy Cutrona at 675-0748 . . . osteoporosis, 10 a.m. Feb. 21 in Beechwood Center, 2235 Millersport Hwy., Getzville, 862-2663 . . . rheumatoid arthritis, 6 p.m. Feb. 21 in Arthritis Foundation, Williamsville, 626-0333 . . . adjusting to amplification for hearing aid users, 10 a.m. Feb. 21 in Buffalo Hearing & Speech Center, 50 E. North St., 885-8318.

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