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February 20. 2013 1:11AM
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Doctor's calendar to benefit Allied Services pediatric patients

For the fifth consecutive year, Dr. Henry F. Smith Jr., director of pulmonary services at Heinz Rehab Hospital in Wilkes-Barre and director of pulmonary medicine at Mercy Special Care Hospital in Nanticoke, has produced a calendar benefiting the myriad pediatric services offered at Allied Services Integrated Health System.

An avid photographer for more than 30 years, Dr. Smith's work has been featured in a number of publications and shown in several galleries.

Printed on high-quality glossy stock, the 9-by-12-inch calendar features photos of some of Dr. Smith's favorite exterior locales in Northeast Pennsylvania.

To order a calendar, visit

Fibromyalgia support group not meeting for two months

The Hazleton Fibromyalgia Support Group will not meet in January or February.

Meetings will resume at 6 p.m. on March 6.

Meetings are held the first Wednesday of each month (except for January and February) at Faith United Church of Christ, 21 Faith Drive, Hazle Township, located off the Airport Beltway behind the Toyota dealership.

Meetings are open to anyone with fibromyalgia or chronic fatigue syndrome.

For information or directions, call Carol at 788-7363; Alice at 788-3847; or Debbie at 956-1862.Visit their web site on Facebook at: Hazleton (Pa.) Fibromyalgia Support Group.

Lecture on cancer research scheduled at Wyoming Seminary

The Louis Maslow STEM School at Wyoming Seminary will present a lecture titled Cutting-edge Cancer Research at 7 p.m. Jan. 22 in the Buckingham Performing Arts Center, North Sprague Avenue, Kingston.

The lecture is free and open to the public.

Researchers and faculty members from The Commonwealth Medical College in Scranton will discuss emerging trends and research in cancer diagnosis and treatment. The lecture will be followed by a question-and-answer period.

The lecture is part of a monthly series presented by the Louis Maslow STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Math) School at Wyoming Seminary and developed by Rachel Bartron, STEM School director.

For more information, contact Bartron at

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