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Joyce Brothers to give keynote at Women's Health Update
March 28, 1997

Joyce Brothers will be the featured speaker at the sixth annual Women's Health Update: Emotional and Physical Health, from 3:30-7:30 p.m. April 16 at the Foxwoods Resort Casino in Ledyard.

Brothers, the noted psychologist, columnist, author and business consultant, will give the keynote address. That will be followed by a panel discussion with Dr. Lila E. Nachtigall, a reproductive endocrinologist from New York University's School of Medicine who is an expert on estrogen and women's health, and Jan Kerstetter, associate professor of allied health and nutritional sciences, who is an expert on osteoporosis. The panel will be moderated by Willena K. Price, director of the University's African-American Cultural Center.

After dinner, Regina Barreca, a professor of English literature who specializes in feminist theory and humor, will entertain participants with a presentation titled, "Humor: It's Good for What Ails Ya."

Brothers, Nachtigall and Barreca also will be on hand to sell and sign their books.

The $35 fee includes a dinner. Bus transportation to and from Foxwoods also is available for a $5 charitable donation. For more information call 486-4262. To register, call 486-4905.

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