Health briefs

Staff reports

January 25, 2014

LUMBERTON — Southeastern Health and Southeastern Heart and Vascular will host the sixth annual Take it to Heart! Red Dress Luncheon on Feb. 8 from 11 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. in Lumberton Senior High School’s cafeteria.

Attendees will have an opportunity to practice making healthy food choices for meal planning, watch cooking and Zumba demonstrations and learn about other strategies aimed at improving heart health. Red dress designs drawn by local high school art students will be on display. Lunch will be served for $5. For information or to pre-register, call 910-737-3155.

MAXTON — West Robeson United Methodist Church, located at 10999 U.S. 74 in Maxton, will hold a kidney screening on Feb. 8 from 10 a.m. until 1 p.m. The screening is open to the community. No special preparations or dietary restrictions are required.

Call 910-521-3835 for information.