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Tuesday

MORE THAN HEARTBURN EDUCATION CLASS

5:30 p.m.

Citizens Medical Center central classroom, 2701 Hospital Drive

Free

Gastroesophageal reflux disease can lead to complications such as inflammation, ulcers and an increased risk of esophageal cancer. Victoria gastroenterologist Dr. Dharmendra Verma will talk about the disease, who's at risk and what are the treatment options.

Call HealthWise at 361-578-9473 to reserve.

Wednesday

FUNDRAISER BLOOD DRIVE

8 a.m. to 11 a.m.

Free

Lordex Spine Institute, 3708 N. Navarro St., Suite C.

Call 361-570-7354 for more information.

Thursday

HEALTHY AGING CONFERENCE

8:30 a.m. - 1:30 p.m.

Victoria Community Center, 2905 E. North St.

$2 per person

The conference is designed to offer senior adults and caregivers health screenings, educational sessions, vendor booths and a heart healthy lunch.

To pre-register call the Victoria Extension Office at 361-575-4581.

June 5

PROSTATE CANCER AWARENESS BREAKFAST AND LUNCH

7:30 a.m.,breakfast; 11:30 a.m., lunch.

Breakfast at Citizens Medical Center central classroom, 2701 Hospital Drive; lunch at town hall community room at First Victoria, 101 S. Main St.

Dr. John White, a Victoria urologist, will talk about symptoms, screenings and treatment of prostate cancer. Coupons will also be given for free prostate screenings for men who meet the American Cancer Society criteria for screening.

Free, but seating is limited.

Call HealthWise at 361-578-9473 to reserve.

June 13

PREVENTING SKIN CANCER

5:30 p.m.

Free, but space is limited.

Citizens Medical Center central classroom, 2701 Hospital Drive

Sunscreen isn't the only weapon to protect yourself from skin cancer. Dr. Paul Mondolfi will talk about skin cancer prevention, diagnosis and treatment.

Free, but seating is limited.

Call HealthWise at 361-578-9473 to reserve.



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