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Health

Tapping into 'neuroplasticity' for weight loss

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I wish I had a brain scan from before I lost weight to compare with what my brain looks like now.

Health briefs

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The Alzheimer’s Association holds these free July support groups: 10:30 a.m. Wednesday, Parkview Hospital, 2001 Stults Road, Huntington; 10 a.m. Thursday, Trinity English Lutheran Church, 405 W. Wayne St.; 6:30 p.m.

Oz & Roizen column: Why gun violence is a public health issue; air travel radiation

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Q: I read that the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention wants to get involved in studying gun violence. Guns aren't a disease. Why would the CDC get involved? — Fred B., Evanston, Ill.

Fort Wayne area health briefs

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Lutheran Cancer Resource Center, 7910 W. Jefferson Blvd., Suite 109, 435-7959, will hold the following support groups in July. To register, call 471-3911. 4 p.m. Tuesday, brain tumor; 4 p.m. July 8, ovarian/gyn; 5:30 p.m. July 15, breast cancer; 4 p.m.