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Health Briefs

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Program answers
    will questions

    Many of us may be interested in filling out a living will/advance directive giving instructions of what kind of end-of-life care we want, but have questions on how to do it.
    Ambercare Hospice is offering a free program to answer some of those questions 11 a.m.-1 p.m. Thursday at its office, 5100 Indian School NE. Call 244-0046 for more information.
   
Doulas offer tea,
    birth support

    You can sip some tea and learn about professional birth support from Doulas of the Southwest 10-11 a.m. Saturday in the Wild Oats Natural Marketplace community room, Juan Tabo at Menaul.
    The program is free.
   
Clinic hosting
    weight group

    Albuquerque Family Mental Health Clinic is putting together a Weight Issues Group that will meet 4:30-6 p.m. Fridays, beginning this week, at 401 San Pedro NE, Suite B.
    Both a licensed dietitian and licensed mental health counselor will lead the group. Call 256-0065 for more information.
   
Cancer survivor
    teaches writing

    Carol Jordan, an oncology social worker and cancer survivor, will lead a session on "The 'Write' Way to Cope" 5:30-7:30 p.m. Tuesday in the conference room of the New Mexico Cancer Center, 4901 Lang NE.
    Jordan, self-described as a "sometime poet," will tell how writing and journaling can reduce stress, provide insight and help a person deal with cancer and its treatment.
    The free class includes dinner. Call Jordan at 796-3061 to register.