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Mount St. Mary's Center for Sports Medicine and Physical Rehabilitation will present "Treating Diabetic Neuropathy" at 6:30 p.m. today in the Center for Sports Medicine, 1 Colomba Drive, Town of Niagara. To register, call 298-2145.

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Debbie Hastee, director of maternity services, will teach the benefits and techniques of baby massage and the importance of bonding to parents of babies ages 2 to 9 months at 1 p.m. Wednesday in Room 249, Mount St. Mary's Hospital and Health Center, 95 Campus Ave., Lewiston. Free; for required registration, call 298-2618.

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"Identifying Older Adults at Risk for Falls" is the topic of a seminar that will be held at 1:30 p.m. Wednesday at GreenField Outpatient Rehabilitation Center, 5949 Broadway, Lancaster. Attendees will learn how to predict and prevent falls and can be screened for existing fall risk factors. Free; for reservations or information, call 684-3000, Ext. 320.

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"Alzheimer's Disease: How to Respond Positively to Disturbing Behaviors" will be the topic at an Alzheimer's Association, Western New York Chapter, family support group meeting at 7 p.m. Wednesday in DeGraff Adult Day Care, 82 Mead St., North Tonawanda. For reservations, call 694-7662.

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Catholic Health's HealthConnection is offering a "Common Cancers in Women" class at 5:30 p.m. Wednesday at Williamsville Diagnostic Center, 400 International Drive, Williamsville. Ginny Lyons, a registered nurse and women's health specialist, will present. For required registration or information, call 447-6205.

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A free Immediate Care information forum and blood pressure clinic will be held from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. in the facility lounge of Brothers of Mercy Nursing and Rehabilitation Center, 10570 Bergtold Road, Clarence.

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"Living with Diabetes," a program of self-management education, will be held from 1 to 3:30 p.m. Saturday in the Mary C. Dyster Community Education Room at Niagara Falls Memorial Medical Center, 621 10th St. For required preregistration, call 278-4102.

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A free community education program titled "Straight Talk About Colorectal Cancer" will be presented by Buffalo Medical Group from 10 a.m. to noon Saturday in Gleasner Hall auditorium at Erie Community College, North Campus, 6205 Main St., Amherst. Four medical specialists and a colorectal cancer survivor, diagnosed at age 35, will speak about how BMG uses a multidisciplinary approach to treat the cancer. For reservations, call 630-2690.

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Dr. John Zilliox, a chiropractor with the Positive Health and Wellness Center, will present a program on "Losing Weight and Making Permanent Changes to the Body" at 7 p.m. next Tuesday in the center, 3316 Sheridan Drive, Amherst. The seminars are free, but reservations are required; call 833-1664.

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