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Calendar: Events and groups support health issues

Houston Chronicle
Published 12:53 pm, Wednesday, March 20, 2013
  • Emmitt Smith:
Conversation With a Living Legend
April 29 Photo: Rodger Mallison, MBR / Fort Worth Star-Telegram
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Stroke support: Houston Stroke Warriors meets weekly at 10:30 a.m. Saturdays at 12606 W. Houston Center Blvd., Suite 180 (in the Outpatient Rehab Center behind the West Houston Medical Center). Call 281-588-8590 for information.

Workout webinar: Dr. Stephen Tabor, an orthopedic sports medicine doctor, will discuss jump-starting your workout in a webinar from noon to 12:30 p.m. April 3. Register at www2.gotomeeting.com/register/641477306.

Nutrition programs: Memorial Hermann Northeast Cancer Center is offering nutrition classes for cancer patients and their caregivers. "Managing Nausea, Vomiting, Constipation and Diarrhea" will be the topic for 11 a.m. and 6:30 p.m. classes on Wednesday; "Managing Poor Appetite/Weight Loss" is the topic for 11 a.m. and 6:30 p.m. classes on April 24. Both are free. For information, contact Lynsey.Scott@memorialhermann.org.

Cancer support: A general cancer support group meets every other month from 4 to 5 p.m. at the Kelsey-Seybold Clinic's main campus, 2727 W. Holcombe, Room 2.7. Upcoming meeting dates are April 25, June 27, Aug. 22, Oct. 24 and Dec. 26. To attend, contact Joan Wolochin at 713-442-1036 or Tammie Anderson at 713-442-0305.

Breast cancer support: A breast cancer support group meets from 6 to 7:30 p.m. on the third Tuesday of each month at the Kelsey-Seybold Clinic's main campus, 2727 W. Holcombe, Room 2.7. To attend, contact Joan Wolochin at 713-442-1036 or Tammie Anderson at 713-442-0305.

Living Legend: Pro Football Hall of Fame member Emmitt Smith will be the honoree at the sixth annual "Conversation With a Living Legend" luncheon April 29 at the Hilton Americas hotel in downtown Houston. The event benefits the University of Texas M.D. Anderson Cancer Center. For information, call 866-262-9029 or email events@mdanderson.org.

Walk of Hope: Sign up for the Walk of Hope to raise funds for programming, advocacy and public awareness of infertility issues. Registration is at 8 a.m., and the walk begins at 9 a.m. May 18 at Stude Park. For information, go to familybuilding.resolve.org.