/C O R R E C T I O N -- Ad hoc committee of members of the Westchester medical and psychiatric societies/

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In the news release, The Decline of Males, Why They Die First; at WhitePlains Hospital September 17, issued earlier today, the source should read "Adhoc committee of members of the Westchester medical and psychiatric societies"rather than "Westchester Medical and Psychiatric Societies" as originallyissued inadvertently.



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The Decline of Males, Why They Die First; at White Plains Hospital September 17

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

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

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

The program designed for health care professionals is open to the generalpublic and will be held from 7 PM to 9 PM at the William and SylviaSilberstein Auditorium, White Plains Hospital, 42 East Post Road, WhitePlains. Since seating is limited, members of the public interested inattending should RSVP to Edward M. Stephens, M.D., 914-686-9075; e-mail,[email protected] or Larry Grolnick, M.D., 914-948-7416; [email protected] Further Information Dick Elfenbein -845-362-0893 Edward M. Stephens, M.D.- 917-748-3238

SOURCE Westchester Medical and Psychiatric Societies


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