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October 5, 2012

Health Beat: Asperger's support group meets Monday

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The evening will also include a silent auction and entertainment.

Dr. Dan discusses

the endocrine system

Dr. Dan Eyink will hold a free lecture for the community on Monday, Oct. 15 to discuss the endocrine system, and specifically hormonal balance for females from their teen years through menopause.

The talk will run from 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. at Dr. Dan’s Natural Healing Center, 171 High St., Newburyport. Hypothyroidism, adrenal imbalance, PMS, and peri-menopause are among the topics to be discussed.

To register for the talk, call 978-462-0023 or email info@drdansnaturalhealing.com.

Volunteers needed

to work with homeless kids

Did you know that 1 in every 50 children in the US will go to sleep without a home this year? Horizons for Homeless Children is looking for energetic and enthusiastic volunteers to play with children living in family homeless shelters. A commitment of just 2 hours a week will make a significant difference in the lives of these children.

A training session will be held on Saturday, Oct. 27 from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Peabody library’s west branch. Call 978-557-2182 or at northeast@horizonsforhomelesschildren.org for more information and an application, or go online to www.horizonsforhomelesschildren.org.

Blood drives coming up

The American Red Cross will hold two local blood drives this month.

Drives will be held on Friday, Oct. 12 at the Newbury Town Library from noon to 5 p.m. and on Sunday, Oct. 21 from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Latitude Sports Club, 191 Elm St., Salisbury.

To make an appointment to donate, call 1-800-RED CROSS or log onto redcrossblood.org.

Stress release techniques program in Newbury

Newbury Town Library will offer a free program on stress release techniques on Saturday, Oct. 13 from 11 a.m. to noon. Two presenters, Sharon Smith and Kate Rafferty, will be on hand to discuss and share their experience and techniques with the audience.

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