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Charlotte area health events

Tuesday

Epilepsy support

The Charlotte Epilepsy Support & Teen Group will meet at 7 p.m. in the fourth floor PH Alumni Classroom, Novant Health Presbyterian Medical Center, 200 Hawthorne Lane. The group is open to anyone affected by epilepsy, including family and friends. Details: 704-376-3158; www.epilepsycharlotte.com; charepilepsysupport@yahoo.com.

ADHD pilot

A pilot program for kids with ADHD, sensory and behavior issues and learning differences will hold a free information session 7-8 p.m. at the Infinite Health Office, Suite 208, 725 Providence Road. The program has been formed by Dr. Shiela Kilbane, occupational therapist Kristen Oliver and movement therapist Adele Schiessle. The information session will provide program details including time and financial commitments. Details and to register: bit.ly/16cBw7a.

Thursday

Girls’ Night Out

This fundraiser for Core Compassion Project will be 6-9 p.m. at Morning Glory Farm, 6205 Kate Road, Monroe. The Core Compassion Project is a nonprofit that offers Pilates scholarships to cancer patients to attend a specialized program to reduce the side effects of cancer treatments. The fundraiser will feature food, music, raffles and goody bags. Cost is $25 per person. Details and to RSVP: 704-288-3898; shop.corecompassionproject.org.

Support Group

The Charlotte Chronic Fatigue Syndrome/ME Fibromyalgia Support Group’s monthly meeting will be at 7 p.m. at the Charles Little Activity Building at the rear of Sharon Presbyterian Church, 5201 Sharon Road. Nationally known specialist Dr. Charles Lapp, medical director of the Hunter Hopkins Center, will speak about new developments in CFS, ME and FM. Details: 704-540-4320; hhoneycutt@cpgsearchpartners.com.

Sept. 25-26

Study participants wanted

The Murdoch Study of Duke University, locally based in this region, will be recruiting individuals at the North Mecklenburg Senior Center’s Wellness Fair, 10 a.m.-2 p.m. at Solid Rock Christian Church, 16601 Old Statesville Road, Huntersville. Those 18 and older can join this community health study in which researchers are seeking ways to improve the diagnosis, prevention and treatments for many common diseases and conditions affecting public health. Details: 704-250-5861; www.murdoch-study.com.

Hilary Trenda

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