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February 19. 2013 11:31PM
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AMG to present free educational program

The Alliance Medical Group will be conducting a free What's That Pain in My Stomach educational program from 6-7 p.m. Jan. 10 at the Hazleton Health & Wellness Center, 50 Moisey Drive in Hazleton.

Dr. Robert Yamulla, from Alliance Medical Group Gastroenterology, will discuss the symptoms and treatment options for Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS), celiac disease, Crohn's disease, heartburn and acid reflux, and colorectal cancer.

Light refreshments will be served. Pre-registration is required and space is limited. Visit and register online through the Calendar of Events or call 501-6204.

Dining With Diabetes programs offered

Two four-week Dining With Diabetes programs will be held. Programs will be held Tuesdays starting Jan. 15, 2013 from 6-8 p.m. with a follow-up class on April 2 at The Wright Center, 5 South Washington Ave., Jermyn or on Fridays starting Jan. 11 from 10 a.m.-noon with a follow-up class on April 5 at the Penn State Extension Meeting Room, 200 Adams Ave., Lower Level, Scranton.

Informational sessions for those who want to learn more about the program prior to registering will be held Jan. 4, 2013 at 10 a.m. at the Penn State Extension Meeting Room and Jan. 8 at 6 p.m. at The Wright Center.

Cost of the program is $40 per person or $55 for two family members living in the same household. Medicare and Medicaid beneficiaries receive free registration and scholarships are available. For questions or to register, call Penn State Extension in Lackawanna County at 963-6842 by Jan. 8.

Local Susan G. Komen for the Cure affiliate relocates

The Northeastern Pennsylvania Affiliate of Susan G. Komen for the CureĀ® has relocated its offices to the Connell Building at 125 North Washington Ave., Suite 260, in downtown Scranton.

For more information, call 969-6072 or visit or to volunteer email Roseann Brutico at

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