Free men’s health fair Saturday

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On Saturday, Sept. 19, the West Side Men will hold its second annual men’s health fair from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Loretto Hospital.

The event will include:

  • a free lunch
  • glucose screenings
  • blood pressure screening
  • prostate cancer screening
  • meningitis vaccines

Don’t let your health take a back seat – many health conditions and diseases that face men can be prevented or treated – if found early.

Come learn about common conditions affecting men, while you hear from a panel of men’s health specialists and vendors, including Access Community Healthcare NetworkBlue Cross Blue Shield of IllinoisCostco,Jackson Square Nursing & Rehab CenterGuaranty BankOak Street Health and Fathers Who Care.

Learn about:

  • fitness and nutrition
  • cardiology  with Dr. Aziz Ahmed, a cardiologist at Loretto Hospital
  • mental health and stress management
  • financial health with Ron Milner, founder and President of, a financial members-only website dedicated to helping ordinary people learn how to create, manage and grow their own mutual fund portfolios.
  • social well being

Tours of the newly renovated Loretto Hospital will also be available. Click here to see pictures learn more about last year’s men’s heath fair.

Seats are limited, so an RSVP is required. Call Alicia at (708) 613-3344 or email her at


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