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Friday, July 18, 2014

Griffin Hospital in Derby hosts Men's Health Day


William Rutkauskas of Shelton shows off his Family Fun Day gift card for the Sports Center of Connecticut that he won at the Men’s Health Day event sponsored by Griffin Hospital’s Health Initiative for Men (HiM) campaign.


Michael Madison, of Shelton, left, and Ken Roberts of Griffin Hospital pose by the grill Madison won at the Men’s Health Day event sponsored by Griffin Hospital’s Health Initiative for Men (HiM) campaign.



Shelton residents Michael Madison and William Rutkauska, were the big winners at the June 28 Men’s Health Day event sponsored by Griffin Hospital’s Health Initiative for Men (HiM) campaign.

Madison won the raffle for a new Char-Broil grill while Rutkauskas took home the $200 Family Fun Day gift card for the Sports Center of Connecticut in Shelton.
Held in recognition of Men’s Health Month, the event offered health information tables and free health screenings, including Prostate Specific Antigen (PSA) blood test, blood sugar, blood pressure and Body Mass Index, as well as one-on-one consultation with Griffin’s physicians.

About The Health Initiative for Men (HiM)
In an effort to help inspire men to have an annual physical and to raise awareness about men’s health issues such as prostate cancer and colorectal cancer, Griffin Hospital launched the Health Initiative for Men (HiM), a community-wide preventive healthcare effort.
The goal of the HiM is to influence men to see their physician annually, and to be screened for various diseases that respond better to treatment if detected early. For more information about HiM, visit griffinhealth.org/him.


This is a press release from Griffin Hospital.

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