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In Good Health

A roundup of events geared toward health living

FRIDAY

Pranic healing, introductory class for comprehensive energy healing, 7 p.m., August Moon Community Center, 111 W. 39th St., Vancouver, Wash. Call 503-224-9401.

SATURDAY

Yoga classes, learn the benefits of Iyengar yoga, 11 a.m. to 12:30 p.m., Julie Lawrence Yoga Center, 1020 S.W. Taylor St., Suite 780. Call 503-227-5524 or visit www.jlyc.com.

MONDAY

New technologies, discussion of robotic surgery and other new treatments for prostate cancer, 7 p.m. to 9 p.m., Legacy Good Samaritan Hospital and Medical Center, 1015 N.W. 22nd Ave. To register, call 503-335-3500.

The 3 Gurus in Portland, three renowned Western Yoga masters discuss chanting, meditation and yoga practice, 7 p.m. to 9 p.m., Nityananda Institute, 1021 N.E. 33rd Ave., $20 per person. Call 503-236-0475.

TUESDAY

Treating Arthritis with Acupuncture and Chinese Medicine, presentation covers the benefits of acupuncture and Chinese medicine for osteoarthritis, 7 p.m. to 8:30 p.m., New Seasons Market-Seven Corners store, 1954 S.E. Division St. Call 503-445-2888.

WEDNESDAY

Powerful Tools for Caregivers, education program to help families take care of themselves while caring for an older relative or friend, 10 a.m. to 12:30 p.m., Bethel AME Church, 5828 N.E. Eighth Ave., $25 suggested donation for six-week series. To register, call 503-413-8018.

THURSDAY

Cholesterol check, have your cholesterol checked inexpensively and receive results within minutes, 9:30 a.m. to 11 a.m., Adventist Health Center, 10123 S.E. Market St., Building 2, Suite 2003, $20 fee for total and HDL cholesterol. To register, call 503-261-6611.

The Role of Natural Medicine in Cancer Treatment, discussion of natural therapies in cancer treatment by a team of integrative medicine practitioners, 6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m., Providence St. Vincent Medical Center, 9205 S.W. Barnes Road. To register, call 503-216-0246.

CONTINUING

OHSU Casey Eye Institute Elks Children's Eye Clinic and Oregon State Elks Foundation are offering preschool vision screening at Head Start centers. Children can suffer permanent vision damage if their eyes don't provide a focused image to the developing brain. For information, visit www.ohsucaseyeye.com/vision_screen.

Events are free unless noted.