Parkridge Hosts Girls' Night Out Event Oct. 1

Saturday, September 7, 2013

Parkridge Health System is hosting a Girls’ Night Out event at Diagnostic Center on Oct. 1 from 5-7:30 p.m. This entertaining evening of wellness is designed for women who want to learn more about their mental and physical health in a fun, intimate setting.

The evening’s main event is a multi-specialty Ask the Physician panel that offers women the chance to have their personal health questions answered.

Panelists include a primary care physician, gynecologist, fertility specialist, psychiatrist, general surgeon, colon-rectal surgeon, cardiologist, and more. The event will also include displays from select vendors as well as refreshments, health information and screenings.

The cost to attend the event is $10, and pre-registration is required. For more information or to register, call 622-6848.

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