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The Honolulu Advertiser
Posted on: Thursday, September 27, 2001

Health Calendar


Osteoporosis Screening, offered on a walk-in, space-available basis, 9-11 a.m. and 1:30-3:30 p.m. today and tomorrow, Imaging Services Department, Castle Medical Center, Kailua; free. 263-5400.

Breast Cancer Screening Exam for women who qualify, offered by St. Francis Healthcare System of Hawai'i and the Patricia Chang Fund; free. Call for an appointment: 547-6798.

Breast Cancer Screening Exam and Pap Test for cervical cancer, for uninsured women, during the month of September, sponsored by Planned Parenthood of Hawaii. Appointments: on O'ahu at 589-1149; Maui, (808) 871-1176; Big Island, (808) 329-8211


"Yoga for Women's Wellness," yoga demonstration and class taught by Kunti Bull, 7 p.m., Auditorium, Castle Medical Center, Kailua; free. 263-5400.


"Complaints of a Dutiful Daughter," brown bag lunch presentation of the video and a discussion of ways to cope with the progression of Alzheimer's disease, noon-2 p.m., Richards Street YWCA; free. 591-2771.


Caring for Hawai'i's Filipinos, workshop, health screenings, door prizes, luncheon; talks on heart disease by Emme Tomimbang, Dr. Sam Dacanay, Dr. Leo Maher, Dr. Laurie Tom; presentation by Rigolette Baraquio, mother of Miss America Angela Perez Baraquio; 9 a.m.-2 p.m., Philippine Consulate General, 2433 Pali Highway; free. Register in advance: 538-7021, ext. 34.

The Art of Breath Control for Health and Healing, two-session workshop, led by Marie Riley, on improving health and energy levels through controlled breathing exercises, 10 a.m.-noon, Saturday and Oct. 6, Room 244, UH-Manoa Social Sciences Building; $39. 956-7221.

Family Fun Fair, 10 a.m.-noon Saturday at Star Market Kamehameha Shopping Center and 10 a.m.-noon Sunday at Star Market Mililani Town Center; free. www.hmsa.com/ or 948-6845.


Susan G. Komen Hawai'i Race for the Cure," 5K race and 1-mile walk, with awards ceremony and refreshments, registration 7 a.m., race 7:30 a.m., walk 7:45 a.m., Kapi'olani Park; $22 fee, free to spectators. 973-5967.

Hawai'i Bone Marrow Donor Drive, registration and testing, 8 a.m.-noon, Our Lady of Sorrows Church, Wahiawa; free. 547-6154.


"PubMed and MEDLINEplus for Consumers," workshop, demonstration and lecture on searching for health information on the Internet, 2 p.m., Hawai'i Medical Library; free. 536-9302, ext. 127.


"The Impact of a Woman's Advanced Age on Fertility," informal talk by Dr. Kenneth K. Vu, 6:30-8:30 p.m., Conference Room A, Kapi'olani Medical Center for Women and Children; free. 528-8559.

"Healthy School Lunches," talk by Dr. Antonia Demas on making food literacy an educational priority, sponsored by the Vegetarian Society of Hawai'i, 7 p.m., McCoy Pavilion, Ala Moana Beach Park; free. 944-8344.