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Story last updated at 9:25 PM on Wednesday, May 18, 2011

South Peninsula Hospital

A free community presentation titled Dietary Approaches to Stopping Hypertension will be held at 6 p.m. May 26 at the South Peninsula Hospital Training Center. Marla Heller, MS, RD, author of "The DASH Diet Action Plan," presents information on developing a plan to improve health through diet, exercise and sustainable weight loss.

SPH offers a three-day "safe sitter" course noon-4 p.m. on June 20-22 at the SPH training center. The cost is $70. For more information or to register, call 235-0258.

May is National Osteoporosis Education and Awareness Month. In recognition, SPH offers a $100 discount on bone density scans. For information or to schedule a scan, call 235-0362.

May also is Better Hearing and Speech Month. SPH offers free language and speech screenings. Call 235-0372.


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