Quit smoking program starts tonight
FREDERICK, Md. - American Cancer Society's Freshstart Quit Smoking Program will be offered tonight, Wednesday, March 11, Monday, March 16, and Wednesday, March 18, from 6 to 7 p.m. at Frederick Memorial Hospital Wellness Center, Fitness Room Francis Scott Key Mall, 5500 Buckeystown Pike in Frederick. Call 1-301-662-2357 to register for this program.
Osteoporosis screening offered in Chambersburg
CHAMBERSBURG, Pa. - Cumberland Valley Medical Services will offer a screening for osteoporosis today through Friday, March 13, from 10 a.m. to 8 p.m., and Saturday, March 14, from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. at St. Paul's Church in Chambersburg. The cost is $25. It is estimated that at age 50, a woman has nearly a 40 percent chance of developing an osteoporotic fracture during her remaining lifetime. A woman's risk of hip fracture is equal to the combined risk of developing breast, uterine and ovarian cancer. To schedule an appointment, call Cindy Hoover at 1-717-263-9555, extension 210.