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Cape Gazette TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 15 - THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 17, 2015 13 Dover. registered by Thursday, Oct. 1 Held Oct. 17 at Attendees are encouraged to (not including children under NASCAR track in honor or in memory of 10). Sponsorship opportunities someone in their life who has are available, and those who The Delaware Breast Cancer been impacted by breast cancer, cannot attend can register as Coalition is revving up for the The event will also include Sleepwalkers to make a donation. Sixth Annual Monster Miles food, vendors, and team prizes. "Monster Miles is always a Registration will begin at 8 a.m., great opportunity to raise aware- for a Cause fundraising walk at and the walk steps off at 10 a.m. hess for the Delaware Breast Dover International Speedway Saturday, Oct. 17. The untimed To register online go to www. Cancer Coalition and breast walk, which takes place during, cancer awareness," said Vicky Monster Miles will be held Cooke, DBCC executive direc- Breast Cancer Awareness Month, is a family friendly event when rain or shine and costs $25 per tor. "It brings together folks of supporters can step onto the individual in advance and $30 all ages to honor, celebrate, and NASCAR track to benefit the for day-of registration. Individu- remember those who have been Delaware Breast Cancer Coali- als can also participate as part of touched by breast cancer."x tion. The event is hosted by ateam. All proceeds from Monster Children l0 and under can walk Miles for a Cause will benefit Dover International Speedway on North DuPont Highway in for freewithanadult.T-shirts are DBCC's programs and servic- guaranteed for all participants es that work to increase breast SUBMITTED PHOTO THE DELAWARE BREAST Cancer Coalition's Monster Miles for a Cause walk benefits the Delaware Breast Cancer Coalition. Shown at last year's walk are Olga Rosado, left, and Sharon Bargo. cancer awareness, promote the are newly diagnosed or facing a importance of early detection, recurrence of breast cancer. The provide access to mammograms 2014 event raised over $13,000 for and bilingual screening navi- DBCC's local programs. gators, and offer support and For more information, call 866- resources to men and women 312-DBCC (3222) or go to www. in the local community who YMCA sets childhood obesity than or equal to the 95th percen- a longhistoryofadvancingthe home environment and other tile, receive approval from their health and well-being of children factors influence the choices that doctor or a healthcare provider, in Delaware. Helping children lead to a healthy weight. Also, meeting Sept 23 and beaccompaniedbyaparentsession, reach a healthy weight is im- the program combines three ele- progra m . or caregiver at every portant now more than ever," meats of healthy eating, regular According to the Centers for said Tricia ]efferson, director physical activity and behavior September is national Child- sion will be held from 6 to 8 Disease Control and Prevention, of healthy living and strategic change. hood Obesity Awareness Month, p.m., Wednesday, Sept. 23, at the obesity now affects 17 percent of partnerships for the YMCA of Made up of groups of eight and the Sussex Family YMCA Sussex Family YMCA, 20080all children and adolescents in Delaware. "The Healthy Weight to 15 children and a parent or will be offering a pilot program Church St., Rehoboth Beach. the United States, triple the rate and Your Child program is fo- caregiver, the program creates a called Healthy Weight andYour Families interested in the pro- from iust one generation ago. To- cused on helping childrensafe, fun, and active environment Child. gram must preregister by calling day, one in six children is obese experience improved health out- for children and their families to The program is designed to 302-572-9622. The program will and one in three is overweight, comes and higher self-esteem, explore and adopt proven meth- empower children between the be held from 6 to 8 p.m., Wednes- which poses greater risks for a and families will feel empowered ods to living a healthier lifestyle. ages of 7 and 13 to reacha healthy day, Sept. 30, and will continue number of health problems such to make and support healthier Sessions are two hours in length weight and live a healthier life- throughout the year. as type 2 diabetes, hyperten- choices." with the first hour delivered in style, with support from their Children eligible for the pro- sion, high cholesterol and mental The yearlong program engages a classroom setting and the sec- families, gram must be 7 to 13 years old, health issues, the whole family, so together ond hour focusing on physical A family information ses- have a body mass index greater "The YMCA of Delaware hasthey can understand how the activity. Cancer Support Community Bartonella tick-b0rne bacterial inM°zayenirecentlyparticipateda research study involving 296 Briefly are free of charge to people af- of his rheumatology patients fected by cancer and their loved infection presentation set Sept 26 from Maryland and Washing- Surviving and Thriving ones. The Sussex facility is at • ton, D.C., who were previously sets topic for session 18947 John ]. Williams Hwy., The Lyme Disease Association The bacteria can live outside diagnosed with conditions such Suite 312, Rehoboth. To reserve a of the Eastern Shore of Maryland the host for upto seven days, in- as fibromyalgia, chronic fatigue The fourth session of Surviv- spot, call 302-645-9150. For more will host a presentation on the creasing the potential for human syndrome, rheumatoid arthri- ing and Thriving, a six-month information, go to www.cancer- bacterialinfection known as Bar- infection, tis and Lyme disease. Of the series targeting people affected tonella at 10 a.m., Saturday, Sept. "Bartonella is considered by 296 patients, over 61 percent by cancer and their families, will 26, at the South Coastal Library, some researchers to be an un- were found to be suffering from be held at 6 p.m., Tuesday, Sept. Preregister by Sept° 16 43 Kent Ave. in Bethany Beach. diagnosed plague in our society an active Bartonella infection. 15, at South Coastal Library, 34 The event will feature a today," ssid Marilyn Williams, When they were treated for the Kent nve., Bethany. This session'sforAIzheimer's program presentation by Dr. B. Robert vice president of the Lyme Dis- infection, the majority of patient topic is Relax, Breathe, Enjoy... Cadbury at Lewes will host Mozayeni, arheumatologistfrom ease Association of the Eastern symptoms disappeared. Today Is A Gift. Many oflife's de- Healthy Habits for a Healthier Bethesda, Md. Shore of Maryland. "Laboratory Mozayeni's presentation will sands can cause stress. There is You presented by ]amie Magee, Bartonella has been found in testing is challenging, and the provide a background on the dis- little one can do to prevent stress, Sussex County Alzheimer's As- two regional tick studies to be most commonly used IFA blood ease, a closer look at symptoms it but there are many things one sociation program coordinator, more prevalent in ticks than the test has been found in research can cause, diagnostic challenges, can do to manage stress more at 2 p.m., Tuesday, Sept. 22. This bacteria causing Lyme disease, studies to miss up to 84 percent cutting-edge research, and his effectively. Reber Whither and is a free program offered to the and ticks are proven vectors, of active cases of BartoneUa." clinical and research experience his wife, Stephanie, are both cer- public to promote general heakh. Scientists have identified several Bartonella can affect every sys- with treatment, tiffed yoga instructors who will Attendees will also learn some of strains of the bacteria that cause temofthebody, with an emphasis The event is free and open discuss techniques for getting the ways to promote brain heaith. disease in animals and humans, on rheumatologic, neurological, to the public, and no reserva- out of one's head and living fully. Preregistration is required by The bacteria can be transmit- cardiac, gastrointestinal and psy- tions are required. Medical and Attendees should dress comfort- Wednesday, Sept. 16, by calling ted to humans through the bite chiatric/behavioral symptoms, counseling professionals are en- ably. This series is held at 6 p.m. 800-272-3900 or 302-854-9788. of ticks, fleas, biting flies and lice, The bacteria can also cause couraged to attend, the third Tuesday of each month One woman in six who reaches as well as through contact with general symptoms of ill health, For more information, contact and will address topics such as the age of 65 will develop A1- body fluids (i.e. saliva) of cats, including fever of unknown ori- Marilyn Williams at 410-726-4573 exercise, nutrition, medical man- zheimer's, while only one man in dogs, horses, and farm and wild gin and fatigue, as well as eye and or easternshoremdlyme@yahoo, agement and stress release. 11 will. Every 67 seconds, some- animals, skin problems, com. All programs offered by the one develops Alzheimer's.