Memorial Medical Center to Hold Free Seminar on Men's Health

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[February 06, 2017]  SPRINGFIELD – Memorial Medical Center will host a free seminar on men's health on Thursday, Feb. 23, at First United Methodist Church, 2941 S. Koke Mill Road.

The program, “Men's Health Tune-Up,” begins at 5:30 p.m. with several free health screenings and a complimentary light pulled pork dinner followed by the formal program at 6 p.m.

The formal one-hour program will feature Dr. Robert Bussing, an internal medicine physician with Memorial Physician Services-Koke Mill, and Dr. Tobias Köhler, an associate professor of surgery with SIU School of Medicine's division of urology and director of the onco-fertility program at the Simmons Cancer Institute.

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Bussing and Köhler will lead a presentation on six men's health topics: cardiovascular disease, lung cancer, prostate cancer, depression and suicide, diabetes, and erectile dysfunction and infertility. The presentation will include a question-and-answer session.

Health screenings will also be offered from 7 to 8 p.m. after the physicians' program concludes. They are fitness age, prediabetes risk, blood sugar, cholesterol and body fat analysis.

No advance registration is necessary.

[Michael Leathers, Memorial Health Systems]


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