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two-hour course will earn a cer- tificate of achievement. To regis- ter or for more information, call the SCAC office at 644-1090. Free skin cancer screening set for May 4 Beebe Medical Center will pro- vide a free skin cancer screening on Monday, May 4, from 4:30 to 6:30 p.m., at Beebe Medical Cen- ter's Tunnell Cancer Center. The screening will be conduct- ed by Dr. James E. Spellman Jr. and Dr. Bruce Topoi. The free skin cancer screening requires preregistration by calling Marlo at 302-428-4836. AIDS 101 class set for May 11 The Sussex County AIDS Com- mittee (SCAC) will offer a one- evening course, AIDS 101, on Monday, May 11, at 7 p.m. The two-hour Class will be held at the SCAC office, 107A South St., in Rehoboth Beach. The class is free and is open to the public. "HIV infection and AIDS con- tinues to present a challenge to all of our communities," said SCAC executive director Glen C. Pruitt. "Delaware consistently ranks sixth or seventh in the nation in terms of the rate of AIDS cases in our population, When we look at the rate of infection per 100,000 people, Delaware's rate is greater than even California's." One of the most powerful tools in the fight against AIDS is educa- tion; SCAC is committed to help- ing in that fight. Six times a year, the organization offers AIDS i01, a class that gives basic informa' tion about HIV/AIDS, its trans- mission and its prevention. There is also time available in the class for participants to ask questions about any issues. The class is taught by Hank Barczak, past president of the SCAC board of directors and a certified HIV/AIDS educator. Preregistration is suggested. Participants who complete the e world of One Day at a Time to meet May 4 One Day at a Time, a mutual support group for people with life- threatening illnesses, their fami- lies and other interested people, will meet at Beebe Medical Cen- ter on Monday, May 4, at 1 p.m. For more information, call the Beebe Medical Center Oncology Department at 645-3770. Bell completes 150 hours of extra training Dr. Elizabeth Bell, an osteo- pathic family practitioner at Beebe Medical Center's MiUville Health Center, completed the 150 hours of continuing medical edu- cation necessary to maintain membership in the American Osteopathic Association. Bell is a graduate of Philadel- phia College of Osteopathic Medicine in Philadelphia; she served her internship for preventative mental health at Hahnemann Hospital in Philadelphia, BELL The American Osteopathic Association (AOA) requires that its members keep abreast of developments in medicine by meeting continuing medical edu- cation (CME) requirements every three years. Credit hours are obtained from postgraduate cours- es and scientific seminars approved by the AOA in medical specialty areas. Nationally, AOA represents 40,000 osteopathic physicians; it promotes the public health, encourages scientific research and acts as the accrediting agency for osteopathic medical colleges and health-care facilities. Advance Chiropractic Hentopen Chiropractic Center Acupuncture 467 Higway One Massage Therapy Lewes, DE 19958 (302) 644-1420 business is ruthless, cruel and cut-throat. Do you have the heart for it? aou've to have what it takes to got Suc- " 7" ceed. And part of that is gopd, solid health. That's what we're al/about. We provide yon with a highly personalized program that will help improve your fitness and nutrition. In fact, we'll even I Naw ] give you two free sessions with a m v-..,--- [1 m_ff_ ay ] qualified personal trainer. Now 1 that ought to make your heart race The Firm Health Club, Inc.I W The/-/u/th Otub For Every-BoW One On One Personalized Training Carcliovas(lar CondJtiong Diet Counseling Cam Shopp Center (302) 227 Bell has been affiliated with Beebe Medical Center since April 1996 and practices family medi- cine, for patients 2 and older, at the Millville Health Center. Arthritis self-help course training set for May 7-8 The Arthritis Foundation will offer a two-day training program for volunteers who wish to facili- hate an arthritis self-help course, a program designed to provide peo- ple with arthritis assistance to manage the challenges of living with a chronic illness. The workshop requirements include being responsible for teaching a self-management course in arthritis, the ability to speak in front of a class, having a genuine interest in arthritis and a commitment to lead a six-week course. Training will be held on May 7 and 8, from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m., in the General Foods Con- ference Center of Bayhealth Med- ical Center-Kent General Hospi- hal. The fee for lunches and mate- rials is $65. Scholarships are avail- able. For more information, call the foundation at 800-292-9599. CPR recertification class starts Thursday, May 7 Beebe Medical Center is offer- ing a cardiopulmonary resuscita- tion (CPR) recertification course, from 9 a.m. to noon, Thursday, May 7. The cost is $10 and is open only to those currently certified in CAPE GAZETTE, Friday, CPR. For more information or to register, call 645-3248. Stop smoking classes offered at Beebe FreshStart, a smoking cessation program, will be offered at Beebe School of Nursing beginning May 12, 1998, from 4 to 5 p.m. Ses- sions will be held on Tuesdays and Thursdays for two weeks, ending on May 21. The cost is $20, which is refundable if all four sessions are attended. To register, call 800-937-9696. May 1 - May 7, 1998 . 37 Free foot screening for diabetics May 9 Beebe Medical Center's Wound Care Center is offering a free foot screening for people with diabetes from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Saturday, May 9, at the Milton Balloon Fes- tival. Assessments of the foot, toe- nails and circulation in the lower extremities will determine the par- ticipant's risk for loss of protec- tive sensation. Preregistration is required by calling 645-3332. 0000ture Dr. Debra A.Hobbs will give no medicine, but will interest his patients in the care of the human frame, in diet, and in the cause and prevention of disease, 4homas Edison