Health Notes

Health Notes

<lst>Have any health notes to submit to the paper? New class? New or ongoing support group? Blood drive? Fax a brief write-up to 703-917-0991 or e-mail Call Nina M. Dry at 703-917-6422.

The Vienna Area Branch of the American Association of University Women sponsors the workshop, "Coping with Stress in a Stressful Area," on Feb. 12, from 10 a.m. to noon, at the Patrick Henry Library, 101 Maple Ave., Vienna. Free. For more information, call 703-938-7578.

A community Health Fair takes place on Sunday, Feb. 13, from 12-3 p.m., at the Emmanuel Lutheran Church, 2589 Chain Bridge Road, Vienna. The fair features INOVA bloodmobile, free blood pressure screenings, screenings for vision and hearing, heart health, nutrition, diabetes and more. For more information, call 703-938-2119.

The National Multiple Sclerosis Society hosts the "Stay Connected Teleconference Series," an at-home teleconference support group for people living with MS and their families. The next session is Tuesday, Feb. 15, at 7 p.m., and the topic is "Cognitive Issues in MS." Guest speaker is Dr. Kathleen Fuchs, a neuro-psychologist and an assistant professor in the department of Neurology, University of Virginia, who will discuss new findings in relation to MS such as memory loss. Space is limited. To register, call 202-296-9891 or send an e-mail to