Hospital to hold Men’s Health Night


All men are invited to Men’s Health Night on Tuesday, Nov. 28, from 6 to 8 p.m. in the Androscoggin Valley Hospital's Mt. Success Room and First Floor Hallway to check on their health and get valuable health information from various health organizations.

Drs. Morice Dennery and Jerry Rittenhouse, urologists at AVH Surgical Associates, will present on "Enlarged Prostate (BPH)" and provide information on Greenlight Laser Therapy and Urolift, prostate cancer screening, low testosterone and erectile dysfunction. They will also be available for questions.

Organizations providing displays include the AVH Center for Sleep Medicine, Coos County Family Health Services, Integrity Health Coaching Center and North Woods Acupuncture.

An AVH nurse will be providing free flu shots.

Participants can walk through an inflatable colon, and complete a men’s health checklist and urological system score worksheet. Also available will be onsite scheduling for a urology appointment. Light refreshments will be served.

Interested participants may register for this free health opportunity at, calendar of events, or by calling James Patry, senior director, patient experience and marketing, at (603) 326-5606. In addition to the web, AVH is on Facebook, Twitter, YouTube, and Pinterest.