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Writing Out Cancer


Cancer survivors are invited to attend this journaling class, which takes place Tuesdays, Dec. 10 and 17, from 3 p.m. to 4:30 p.m. Classes meet at the Cancer Institute of Greenville Health System. Free; registration required. To register, call 455-2862.


Know Your Numbers: Understanding Cholesterol


Increase your knowledge of cholesterol and the latest recommendations on Friday, December 6, at 12:30 p.m., or December 13, at 8:30 a.m. or 9:30 a.m., at the Greenville Health System Life Center. Free; registration required. To register, call 455-5173.


Salt Sense


Learn guidelines for eating less sodium, which can help manage congestive heart failure and hypertension, on Monday, December 9, 8:30 a.m., 9:30 a.m., or 12:30 p.m., at the Greenville Health System Life Center. Free; registration required. To register, call 455-4010.


Rudolph Run/Walk


The Fountain Inn Christmas Festival will start with a 5K run/walk on Tuesday, December 10, 6:30 p.m., on Main Street. Participants get a red Rudolph nose to light their way. To register, visit book-events.com.


Gluten Free Grocery Store Tour


Dietitians with the Greenville Health System Life Center will help you locate and better understand gluten-free food options during a grocery store tour on Wednesday, December 11, 12-2 p.m., at the McAlister Square Publix. Cost: $20. To register, call 455-5548.


Indoor Triathlon


The Greenville Health System Life Center is hosting an indoor triathlon on December 13 and 14. The goal is to cover as much distance as possible in the time provided. To register, visit ghs.org/indoortri or call 455-4035.


More than Fat


Learn the heart healthy benefits of specific foods and nutrients on Monday, December 16, 8:30 a.m., 9:30 a.m. or 12:30 p.m., at the Greenville Health System Life Center. Free; registration required. To register, call 455-4010.


Meet the Midwives


Learn about Greenville Health System’s nurse-midwifery program and how a midwife can enhance the birthing process on Tuesday, December 17, 6-8 p.m., at Greenville Midwifery Care. Free; registration required. To register, call 1-877-GHS-INFO (447-4636) or visit ghs.org/healthevents.


Exercise Prescription


Learn the components of a safe exercise program on Wednesday, December 18, 12:30 p.m., at the Greenville Health System Life Center. Free; registration required. To register, call 455-4037.


Nutrition for Cancer Prevention and Survival


Cancer survivors and their caregivers are invited to learn about the American Cancer Society’s guidelines for nutrition and physical activity on Thursday, December 19, 4 p.m., at the Greenville Health System Life Center. Free; registration required. To register, call 455-2862.


Diabetes 101


Learn the basics about diabetes on Friday, December 20, 11 a.m., at the Greenville Health System Life Center. Free; no registration required. For more information, call 455-8722.


Metabolic Syndrome


Learn the risk factors that make up the metabolic syndrome and steps you can take to prevent or control diabetes, heart disease and stroke on Monday, December 30, 8:30 a.m., 9:30 a.m. or 12:30 p.m., at the Greenville Health System Life Center. Free; registration required. To register, call 455-4010.


Girls on the Run® & Girls on Track®


These programs combine training for a 5K with esteem-enhancing workouts for girls ages 8-15. Spring session starts Feb. 5. Registration opens Jan. 1. Fee: $199. Scholarships and payment plans are available. To register, visit ghs.org/girlsontherun.


SoleMates


SoleMates provides adults an opportunity to raise money for Girls on the Run, a local program that combines training for a 5K with esteem-enhancing workouts for girls ages 8-15, while training for a half or full marathon. For more information, call 455-3252.


Smoking Cessation Support Group


This group meets every Tuesday from 6:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. in the Community Room at Patewood Memorial Hospital. No fee to attend. For more information, call 455-WELL (9355).


Weight Management Support Group


This group meets the first and third Wednesday, 6-7 p.m., at the Greenville Health System Life Center. No fee to attend. For more information, call 455-WELL (9355).


Diabetes Support Group


This free support group meets the second Monday of every month from 6 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. at the Greenville Health System Life Center. For more information, call 455-4003.


Healthy Weigh


Healthy Weigh is a weight management support program for cancer survivors. The class meets the second and fourth Thursday of every month at 5:30 p.m. at the Cancer Institute of Greenville Health System. Fee: $30. To register, call 455-2862.


Move and Groove Exercise Class


This class for cancer survivors involves balance, strength and flexibility and takes place Tuesdays, 10-11:30 a.m., at the Cancer Institute of Greenville Health System. All skill levels welcome. Free; no registration required. For more information, call 455-5809.


Cancer Survivors Support Group


Anyone who has ever had a cancer diagnosis is invited to join this support group, which meets the third Tuesday of every month from 3 p.m. to 4 p.m. in the lobby of the Cancer Institute of Greenville Health System. For more information, call 455-5809.


Yoga for Cancer Survivors


A yoga class for cancer survivors takes place Tuesdays, 12:30-1:30 p.m., and Thursdays, 4:30-5:30 p.m., at the Cancer Institute of Greenville Health System. All skill levels welcome. Classes are free. For more information, call 455-5809.


Walking Club


Cancer patients, survivors and caregivers are invited to walk as a group every Friday. The group meets at 11 a.m. in the lobby of the Cancer Institute of Greenville Health System. To join the club, call 455-5809.


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