Health events, week of Dec. 3

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Screenings

• Mon-Vale Health Resources is offering a bone density screening from 1 to 3 p.m. Dec. 5 at its Healthy Directions health resource center, Finleyville Giant Eagle, 3701 Brownsville Road, Union. Walk-ins welcome. Call 724-348-6699.

• The Alle-Kiski Medical Center is offering a "Pamper Your Peds" foot clinic, including a thorough cleansing, nail care and skin assessment, from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Dec. 8 at its Destination Wellness health resource center, the Galleria at Pittsburgh Mills, Frazer. The cost is $40, and space is limited to six. To register, call 724-274-5202.

Seminars/lectures

• Mon-Vale Health Resources is sponsoring "Innovations in Acid Reflux Disease" at 6 tonight at its HealthPLEX, 800 Plaza Drive, Rostraver, as part of its Innovations in Medicine series. Speaker is Hiram A. Gonzalez. To register, call 724-258-1333.

• The Alle-Kiski Medical Center is offering a lecture on Reiki from 6 to 7 p.m. Dec. 6 at its Destination Wellness health resource center, the Galleria at Pittsburgh Mills, 590 Pittsburgh Mills Circle, Frazer. Space is limited to 30. To register, call 724-274-5202.

• Monroeville Public Library, 4000 Gateway Campus Blvd., is hosting "Arthritis Prevention and Treatment" fron 2 to 3 p.m. Dec. 7. Speaker is occupational and hand therapist Terry Taylor. call 412-372-0500.

Classes/workshops

• The Southwestern Pennsylvania chapter of the American Red Cross is sponsoring the following safety classes. To register, call 1-888-733-2767.

-- Adult CPR/AED, 6 to 9:30 tonight, Butler County office, 312 Mercer St., Butler; 8 to 11:30 a.m. Dec. 4, Downtown headquarters, 225 Blvd. of the Allies; 9 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Dec. 6, Armstrong County office, Suite 4, 245 Butler Road, West Kittanning; or 6 to 9:30 p.m. Dec. 11, Beaver County office, 133 Friendship Circle, Brighton. $70.

-- Adult first aid/CPR/AED, 8 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. Dec. 6, Downtown. $90.

-- Adult and pediatric first aid/CPR/AED, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Dec. 6, Armstrong County office; or 6 to 9:30 p.m. Dec. 11 and 13, Beaver County office. $110. Must attend both classes at Beaver County.

-- Babysitter's Training, 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Dec. 8, Downtown; or 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Dec. 8, Butler County office. $85.

-- Adult and pediatric CPR/AED, 8 to 11:30 a.m. Dec. 11, Downtown. $90.

-- CPR/AED for professional rescuers and health care providers, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Dec. 11, Butler County office. $110.

• Mon-Vale Health Resources is sponsoring a baby care class from 6:30 to 9:30 tonight at its HealthPLEX, 800 Plaza Drive, Rostraver. Information: 724-258-2229, ext. 25.

• Children's Hospital of Pittsburgh of UPMC is sponsoring the following classes at its UPMC South satellite center in Bethel Park. Registration is required. Call 412-692-7105.

-- Alone at Home, 7 to 8:30 p.m. Dec. 6. $10 per family.

-- CPR: Infant, Child, and Teen, 9 a.m. to noon Dec. 8. $30.

• Excela Health is sponsoring the following classes. Call 1-877-771-1234.

-- "Your Changing Body for Girls," for girls ages 9 to 12 and their parent or legal guardian, 6 to 9 p.m. Dec. 7, auditorium A, first floor, Latrobe Hospital.

-- Childbirth and Beyond, 9 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. Dec. 8, Memorial Conference Center, ground floor, Westmoreland Hospital, Greensburg.

-- Friends and Family Infant/Child CPR, 6 to 9 p.m. Dec. 11, auditorium A/B, first floor, Latrobe Hospital.

-- Infant Care, 7 to 9:30 p.m. Dec. 11, Memorial Conference Center.

• The Alle-Kiski Medical Center is offering a Joslin Diabetes Center's Self-Management Education two-day series from 5 to 8 p.m. Dec. 10 and 17 at its Destination Wellness health resource center, the Galleria at Pittsburgh Mills, Frazer. For registration, fees and details, call 724-367-2400.

--Compiled by Rick Nowlin

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