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Health series at library


The Protect & Prevent: Free Lecture Series is being presented by UPMC Cancer Center at Carnegie Library of Pittsburgh- Carrick on Wednesdays at 1 p.m.

Sun Safety is scheduled for Wednesday, Nov. 7. Discover the damaging effects of sun and tanning bed exposure and get practical information on keeping safe from UV rays.

The Environment will be presented on Wednesday, Nov. 14. Experts will explain the ways the environment influences the risk for cancer, including common exposures such as household and personal care products. Also discussed will be “greener” alternatives for an individual to protect their health.

The long-term effects of treatment will be discussed along with advice for improved health after treatment on Wednesday, Nov. 28 in Survivorship.

Register in advance, programs are contingent on interest. Call 412-882-3897 or email


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