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HEALTH

BLOOD DONATIONS:

Huntington National Guard, 800 Zahn St., Huntington, 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. today; United Methodist Church, Fellowship Hall, 630 Lincoln Highway E., New Haven, 2 to 7 p.m. Monday; Wal-Mart, 505 Touring Drive, Auburn, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Monday; Parkview Hospital, Pach Room, 2200 Randallia Drive, 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Tuesday; YMCA, Fitness Room, 1160 W. 500 N., Huntington, 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. Tuesday; Defiance High School, gymnasium, 1755 Palmer Drive, Defiance, Ohio, 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. Wednesday; Wells Fargo Bank, Suite 800 Faegre Baker and Daniels LLP board room, 111 E. Wayne St., 7:30 to 11:30 a.m. Thursday; Lakeland Christian Academy, 1093 S. 250 E., Winona Lake, 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Thursday; Asbury United Methodist Church, Fellowship Hall, 605 E. Main St., Albion, noon to 5 p.m. Friday.

DSANI: Down Syndrome Association of Northeast Indiana; “Common Threads: Celebrating Life with Down Syndrome” presented by Dr. Brian Skotko; 7 p.m. Friday; Sweetwater Sound Theater, 5501 U.S. 30 W.; free; 260-471-9964.

“ADULT BROTHERS AND SISTERS WHO HAVE SIBLINGS WITH DOWN SYNDROME”: Workshop with Dr. Brian Skotko and Sue Levine; 10 a.m. Saturday; Kachmann Auditorium, Lutheran Hospital Campus, 7952 W. Jefferson Blvd.; free; 471-9964.

FRANCINE’S FRIENDS MOBILE MAMMOGRAPHY UNIT: For women ages 40 and older; times vary depending on location; appointments suggested but not required, 483-1847 or 1-800-727-8439, ext. 26540: DeBrand Fine Chocolates, 10105 Auburn Park Drive, Monday; Kroger, 218 E. Pettit Ave., W ednesday; Kroger, 1125 W. State Blvd., Friday; Max Fitness, 7245 Maplecrest Road, Saturday.

LUTHERAN HEALTH NETWORK: “Atrial Fibrillation: New and Emergent Therapies,” presented by Dr. Rakesh Chawla, cardiologist with St. Joseph Medical Group, 11:30 a.m. Wednesday, Lutheran Hospital, Special Function Rooms 3 and 4, 7950 W. Jefferson Blvd.; “Chem 30: Blood chemistry screening,” 7:30 to 9 a.m. Tuesday, St. Joseph Hospital, Senior Circle office, 800 Broadway, Medical Office Building, Suite 100, $49, 12-hour fast and advance registration required, 425-3087. Free blood pressure check available.

PRANAYOGA SCHOOL OF YOGA AND HEALTH: “Opening the Heart: Seeing Truth, Speaking Truth” presented by Kirtan artist Gurunam Singh, 6 to 8:30 p.m. Wednesday, $35 advance, $40 day of event; Kirtan concert, 7:30 to 9:30 p.m. Thursday, $25 advance, $30 at the door; Pranayoga School of Yoga and Health, 1301 Lafayette St.; register, 627-9642 or at www.pranayogaschool.com.

Health lists health-related public nonprofit events with specific times and locations. Send items two weeks before desired publication date to Health, The Journal Gazette, P.O. Box 88, Fort Wayne, IN 46801-0088; fax, 461-8648; or email dparker@jg.net.

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