Health Beat

07/29/2010 12:00 AM |

* The ninth annual blood drive in memory of Sonia Baldwin-Green will take place Saturday, Aug. 7, 10 a.m.-2:30 p.m. at the George G. Young Community Center in Jamesport. Call Lenny or Brenda Green at 722-7842.

* Peconic Bay Medical Center welcomed seven new residents and interns this month into its graduate medical education program. The new program is in partnership with New York College of Osteopathic Medicine Educational Consortium and will feature both traditional rotating residents as well as family practice residents. The program provides clinical training for the new staffers.

* Riverhead Free Library will host a workshop on How to Read the Written and Hidden Messages on Food Labels on Wednesday, Aug. 4, 6-7:30 p.m. Discover what terms like organic, natural, high fiber and whole grain really mean and learn to interpret food labels and advertisements.