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Health, Oct. 8-14

Send announcements or events, which are open to the public at no or minimal cost, to The Loudoun Connection, 7913 Westpark Drive, McLean, VA 22102 or e-mail <a href="mailto:loudoun@connectionnewspapers.com">loudoun@connectionnewspapers.com</a>. Deadline is Friday, two weeks before the event. Photos/artwork encouraged. For more information, call 703-917-6454.

Bridge to Learning Family Yoga, 44110 Ashburn Shopping Plaza, Suite 136, Ashburn, offers yoga for breast cancer survivors, Saturday, Oct. 18, 1-3 p.m. Focus on breathing techniques to assist in healing the body and mind as well as gentle to moderate stretches of the muscles affected by surgery; receive a handout to continue to stretch at home and some resources on health-care professionals to aid in recovery. Advance registration required, call 703-726-0077 or e-mail yoga@bridgetolearning.net.

Nova Medical is holding a drive-through flu vaccine clinic, Oct. 19. Individuals can get their vaccination for $25 per person between the hours of 9 a.m.-3 p.m., at the Sterling office, located at 46373 Bartholomew Fair Drive. Visit www.novamedgroup.com.

Flu shots will be available at the Senior Center at Cascade Marketplace, 21060 Whitfield Place, Sterling, Tuesday, Oct. 28, 9 a.m.-noon. Free with Medicare Part B card or $ 25 without card. Call 703-430-2397.

Ashburn Bipolar Support Group, a free, peer-led support group for those with bipolar disorder, meets every Monday, at 8 p.m., at Ashburn Psychological Services, second floor, 44110 Ashburn Shopping Plaza, Ashburn. Contact ashburn@dbsanova.org or 703-349-0944.

A support group for people with hearing loss, tinnitus or Meniere's disease meets at the Senior Center at Cascades Marketplace, 21060 Whitfield Place, Sterling, 2 p.m., the first Friday of each month. Call 703-430-2397.

Inova HealthSource will conduct glucose testing and cholesterol checks the second Tuesday of each month, from 9:30-11:30 a.m., at the Senior Center at Cascades Marketplace, 21060 Whitfield Place, Sterling. Call 703-430-2397.

The Man-to-Man Prostate Cancer support group meets on the second Tuesday of each month, from 6:30-8 p.m., at the Senior Center at Cascades Marketplace, 21060 Whitfield Place, Sterling. Call 703-430-2397.

Diabetes support group meets the second Tuesday of each month at Leesburg Senior Activity Center, 215 Depot Court, Leesburg, 11 a.m. Free. Call 703-737-8039.

Loudoun Healthcare's mobile health van will be providing health screenings, check-ups and referrals the first Wednesday of each month, at Leesburg Senior Activity Center, 215 Depot Court, Leesburg, 9:30 a.m.-noon. Free. Call 703-737-8039.