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'Four Men for Men's Health' Coming to WIU Feb. 19

February 3, 2014

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MACOMB, IL — Western Illinois University's Employee Wellness committee will present the fourth annual "Four Men For Men's Health" Wednesday, Feb. 19 at 12:10 p.m. in the University Union Sandburg Theatre.

Four presenters will answer questions regarding men's health, and the event will be moderated by Dale Adkins, the associate dean of the College of Education and Human Services.

Presenters include:

• WIU Kinesiology Instructor Russell Dahms - "Reduce Your Risk for Heart Disease by 30 percent by Exercising 30 Minutes per Day."

• WIU College of Business and Technology Associate Dean John Drea - "Persistence, Prevention, and Perspective: Lessons in Men's Health"

• WIU Admissions Counselor D'Angelo Taylor - "Taking Baby Steps Toward Exercise and Healthy Eating"

• WIU Music School Director Bart Shanklin - "An Ounce of Prevention"

The program is co-sponsored by the Center for the Study of Masculinities and Men's Development. The program is open free to the public.

For more information, visit or contact Campus Recreation at (309) 298-1670, or the Center for the Study of Masculinities and Men's Development at (309) 298-3047.

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Office of University Communications & Marketing