Health Happenings for the coming week

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Classes/Workshops

■ Excela Health is sponsoring the following classes in Conference Room D, on the First Floor of Westmoreland Hospital, Greensburg. Call 1-877-771-1234

— Breastfeeding Success, 7 to 9:30 p.m. Thursday.

— Family and Friends CPR, 6 to 9 p.m. Jan. 7.

■ Allegheny Valley Hospital is sponsoring a two-part Heartsaver First Aid and CPR/AED class from 5 to 8 p.m. next Monday and Jan. 8 at its Destination Wellness health resource center, the Galleria at Pittsburgh Mills, 590 Pittsburgh Mills Circle, Frazer. Part one covers basic first aid, while part two includes adult, child and infant CPR; choking relief; and automated external defibrillator usage. The cost is $35 per person per part or $50 for both parts, which includes a required manual. To register, call 724-274-5202.

■ Mon-Vale Health Resources is sponsoring a four-week Smoking Cessation Program from 6 to 8 p.m. Tuesdays beginning Jan. 7 at the Anthony M. Lombardi Education Conference Center of Monongahela Valley Hospital, Carroll. The cost is $20, free for Primary Care Resource Center patients, MVH employees and anyone with a referral from an MVH-affiliated primary care physician. Registration is required, as space is limited. To register, call 724-258-1932.

Support Groups

■ Family Hospice & Palliative Care is presenting a five-week Teen Bereavement Support Group from 2:45 to 4 p.m. Thursdays beginning Jan. 9 at Seton-LaSalle High School, 1000 McNeilly Road, Mt. Lebanon. Pre-registration is required. Information, registration: 412-572-8829.

Fitness Classes/Clinics

■ Orchard Hill Church, 2551 Brandt School Road, Franklin Park, is sponsoring the following classes in its gym. To register, call 724-935-5555.

— T’ai chi, 11 a.m. to noon Saturdays from Saturday to May 24 and 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. Thursdays from Jan. 9 to May 22.

— Zumba, 6:15 to 7:15 Tuesdays from Jan. 7 to May 20.

■ The Monroeville Recreation & Parks Department is sponsoring the following classes. Register at 412-856-1006.

— Lunchtime yoga, six weeks, noon to 12:30 p.m. Mondays beginning next Monday, Loughner Massage & Yoga, 2545 Moss Side Blvd.

— Barre fitness, eight weeks, 7 to 8 p.m. Wednesdays beginning Jan. 8, Gateway High School, 3000 Gateway Campus Blvd.


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