Health & Medicine

November 8, 2012

Health calendar events

Is Dirty Electricity Affecting Your Health? presented by Tom Kraus and Christian Eipper.

TODAY

Is Dirty Electricity Affecting Your Health? presented by Tom Kraus and Christian Eipper. 7-9 p.m. SMUD New Building, Sequoia Room, 6301 S St., Sacramento. Free. (916) 635-6724.

Jamie Tworkowski, founder of To Write Love on Her Arms, to speak at California State University, Sacramento, with musical guest Jarrod Gorbel. TWLOHA is a nonprofit organization dedicated to helping people struggling with depression, addiction, self-injury and suicide. 7 p.m. University Union Ballroom, 6000 J St., Sacramento. Free. (916) 278-6997.


SATURDAY

Walk with a Doc, a walking program sponsored by the Sierra Sacramento Valley Medical Society hosted by a local physician. Walks start with a 10-minute talk on health, followed by a 30-minute walk. 8-10 a.m. UC Davis Arboretum Wyatt Deck, Old Davis Road, Davis. Free. (916) 453-0254


MONDAY

Breast cancer open door educational meeting, Russ Hovey discusses how lifestyle factors affect breast development and breast cancer risk. 7 p.m. University Covenant Church, 315 Mace Blvd., Davis. Free. (530) 304-2746.


WEDNESDAY

Blood pressure screenings every Wednesday. 10 a.m.-noon. Lobby of Sutter Davis Hospital, 2000 Sutter Place. Free. (530) 756-6440.

Infant development class,language development and the impact on multilingualism in the household by Katherine Graf Estes. 9-10 a.m. 141 N. First St., Dixon. Free (registration required). (707) 678-6262.


NOV. 17

Walk with a Doc, a free walking program, sponsored by the Sierra Sacramento Valley Medical Society hosted by a local physician. Walks start with a 10-minute talk on health, followed by a 30-minute walk. Southside Park, Sixth St., Sacramento. 8-10 a.m. (916) 453-0254


NOV. 20

Sacramento Peripheral Neuropathy Support Group presents Paige Allen, manager of Midtown Comfort Shoes, who will talk about foot health and will show shoe samples. 1:30-3:30 p.m. Northminister Presbyterian Church, 3235 Pope Ave., Sacramento. Free. (916) 485-7723.


NOV. 28

Talk about infant development, focus on what (and how) infants learn from the world around them. Led by Lisa Oakes. 9-10 a.m. 141 N. First St., Dixon. Free (registration required). (707) 678-6262.


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