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Barbecue-With-the-Docs Program Targets Men's Health Issues


July 16, 2012 - Chicago, IL

Men can enjoy a tasty barbecue dinner while learning how to live healthier and happier lives at a program, "Grills, Guys and Good Health" from 6 to 8 p.m. on July 24 at The Standard Bar, 1332 N. Milwaukee Ave., Chicago. Sponsored by Saints Mary and Elizabeth Medical Center (SMEMC), the program will feature six doctors from a wide range of specialties.

Participants will learn about colon cancer and prostate health. Other topics will include preventive methods to protect the joints, feet, heart and more. The SMEMC healthcare experts will discuss weight management, how to quit smoking and overall good health.

SMEMC speakers include:

"This is a wonderful opportunity for men in our community to get advice from the experts on important medical issues -- from advice on how to quit smoking, lose weight and protect your heart -- so they can enjoy long, healthy and happy lives," said Margaret McDermott, CEO/executive vice president, SMEMC. "This will be a fun night out for the guys with great food and raffle prizes."

The program is open to men and women. There are great raffle prizes, including four all-inclusive Cubs' rooftop tickets and two club-level White Sox tickets. Participants will have an opportunity to ask the physicians questions following the presentation. The program is $25 per person or $30 per couple, and includes dinner at The Standard Bar.

To register, call 877-RES-INFO or visit http://saintsmaryandelizabethmedicalcenter.reshealth.org/sub_smemc/programs/spirit_of_women/events.cfm.

About Saints Mary and Elizabeth Medical Center (SMEMC)
SMEMC is a premier medical center on Chicago's near northwest side and includes the: Saint Mary Campus, 2233 W. Division St., and Saint Elizabeth Campus, 1431 N. Claremont Ave.

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Contact:
Russell Milligan
Saints Mary and Elizabeth Medical Center
312-770-2225
rmilligan2@reshealthcare.org

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