Upper Chesapeake Health is offering a free informational class, "Bariatric Surgery: New Course for Life," at 5:30 p.m. Tuesday in the Havre de Grace Room at Harford Memorial Hospital.
Participants can learn from the staff of Upper Chesapeake Bariatric Surgery whether this procedure is right for them.
A monthly support group for people who have had the surgery will meet after the class at 7 p.m.
Cancer support offered in group
Upper Chesapeake Medical Center will hold a "Man to Man Prostate Support Group" at 7 p.m. Wednesday in the Fallston Room.
Men who have been diagnosed with prostate cancer and their families are welcome.
Health activities planned this month
Upper Chesapeake Health will offer the following activities this month:
Every Thursday from 7 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.: Course in Miracles Reading Group, Upper Chesapeake Medical Center, Maryland Room. Dr. Dahlia Hirsch will discuss the book Course in Miracles. Information: 410-676-9691.
Sept. 22 from 7 p.m. to 11 a.m.: Blood pressure screenings and health information will be provided at the Bel Air Farmers' Market, Bond and Thomas streets.
Sept. 26 at 6 p.m.: Guided Imagery, Harford Memorial Hospital, Havre de Grace Room. Participants can learn about and experience this mind-body intervention focused on stress reduction and a sense of well-being.
Sept. 30 from noon to 4 p.m.: Joppa-Magnolia Volunteer Fire Company Open House, 1403 Old Mountain Road South, Joppa. Blood pressure screenings, body fat analysis and cholesterol screenings will be offered. There is a $10 (cash or check only) fee for cholesterol screening.
No appointment is necessary for any screenings.
'Look Good' offered for cancer patients
The American Cancer Society is sponsoring a "Look Good, Feel Better" program for cancer patients from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. Sept. 11 at Upper Chesapeake Medical Center.
The program provides makeup and hair techniques to counter the effects of treatment.
Fertility center opens new office
The Fertility Center of Maryland has opened a new office in Bel Air at 2014 S. Tollgate Road, Suite 107.
The center is open from 7:30 a.m. to noon Monday, Tuesday and Thursday. The phone number is 800-405-4IVF.
The center offers free patient education seminars that include dinner and a free initial consultation with any one of three reproductive endocrinologists.
The next Harford County seminar will be at 7 p.m. Oct. 30 at the Upper Chesapeake Medical Center. To register, call 410-296-6400.