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The Decline of Males, Why They Die First; at White Plains Hospital September 17
Date:9/4/2008

WHITE PLAINS, N.Y., Sept. 5 /PRNewswire/ -- A groundbreaking program dealing with the deteriorating physical, mental and emotional status of men, their shorter life spans, unmet gender specific psychological and medical needs will take place Wednesday, September 17 at White Plains Hospital. The program under the auspices of members of the Westchester medical and psychiatric societies will feature talks by Marianne J. Legato, M.D. and Lionel Tiger, Ph.D.

Dr. Legatto, an internationally known academic physician, medical educator, author, lecturer and specialist in women's health is Professor of Clinical Medicine at Columbia University College of Physicians & Surgeons, Founder and Director of the Partnership for Women's Health at Columbia University, founder and director of the Partnership for Gender-Specific Medicine. Her just published book "Why Men Die First" examines the reasons men are more susceptible to serious illnesses and what they can to live longer.

Dr. Tiger, who developed the concept of male bonding, is Charles Darwin Professor of Anthropology, Rutgers University. He is the author of The Decline of Males" which tells how men are being relegated to secondary positions socially and economically and the consequences of such developments.

The program designed for health care professionals is open to the general public and will be held from 7 PM to 9 PM at the William and Sylvia Silberstein Auditorium, White Plains Hospital, 42 East Post Road, White Plains. Since seating is limited, members of the public interested in attending should RSVP to Edward M. Stephens, M.D., 914-686-9075; e-mail, ems3md@msn.com or Larry Grolnick, M.D., 914-948-7416; e-mail lawrence.grolnick@gmail.com.

For Further Information

Dick Elfenbein -845-362-0893

Edward M. Stephens, M.D.- 917-748-3238


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