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Health Notes

Buffalo Eye Center will conduct free vision screenings from 2 to 4 p.m. today at Wynwood Assisted Living, 2971 Delaware Ave., Kenmore. No appointment necessary. For information, call Janet Frampton at 874-3200.

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"Your Grief Journey: How to Be OK -- What To Do Next" will be presented by life coach Nancy Rizzo at 6:30 p.m. Wednesday at Schofield Adult Wellness Center, 3333 Elmwood Ave., Town of Tonawanda. To register, call 995-3851.

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Maureen McCabe, program coordinator of Western New York Osteoporosis Resource Center, will talk about "What's New in Osteoporosis" at a meeting of the Northtowns Osteoporosis Support Group at 10 a.m. Wednesday in the auditorium at Beechwood Residence, 2235 Millersport Highway, Getzville. For information, call 862-2663.

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The Western New York Mito Group, a support group for those interested in mitochondrial disease, will meet at 6:30 p.m. Thursday in Williamsville United Methodist Church, 5681 Main St., Williamsville. Contact Jennifer Schwartzott at 525-1102 or jschwartzo@aol.com.

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Rheumatologist Dr. Sadia N. Ahmed will speak on Sjogren's syndrome -- a difficult to diagnose disease with symptoms including dry mouth and dry eyes -- as part of the Sjogren's syndrome support group meeting at 7 p.m. next Tuesday in Sisters Hospital St. Joseph Campus, Cheektowaga. For reservations, call Nancy Morrison at 691-7604.

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Support groups and phone numbers to call for information include: anxiety self-help, 11 a.m. today, participants must be chem-free and refrain from using scented items while in the building, WNYIL, 3108 Main St., 836-0822, Ext. 118; grief, for adults coping with the sudden, traumatic death of a loved one, 6 p.m. today, S-6 Meeting Room, Niagara Falls Memorial Medical Center, 621 10th St., Niagara Falls, 278-4604 or 433-3780; Gam-Anon, for family and friends of gamblers, 7 p.m. Thursday, Weinberg Campus, 2700 N. Forest Road, Amherst, 254-4941; Reformers Unanimous faith-based addictions program, 7 p.m. Friday, Hedstrom Baptist Church, 55 Losson Road, Cheektowaga. 818-1012; Alcoholics Anonymous First Step, 8 p.m. Friday, auditorium, Niagara Falls Memorial Medical Center, 278-4569; Alcoholics Anonymous International Group, 6:30 p.m. Saturday, Niagara Falls Memorial Medical Center, 278-4569; Narcotics Anonymous, 5 p.m. Sunday, Niagara Falls Memorial Medical Center Auditorium, 278-4569; breast-feeding, 12:30 p.m. Monday, Mary Dyster Community Education Room, Niagara Falls Memorial Medical Center Auditorium, 278-4623; amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS), 6:30 p.m. Monday, Dent Neurological Institute, 3980 Sheridan Drive, Amherst, (866) 499-7257 or info@alsaupstateny.org.

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