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Learn About ‘Mismatch' Diseases and Modern Life at Free Program


The July Community Health Forum event, presented by the Stephenson County Health Department and FHN, will focus on how our evolution has set us up for a variety of “mismatch” diseases.

The forum is free and open to the public. It begins at 6:30 p.m. Tuesday, July 10 at the Freeport Public Library, 100 E. Douglas Street in Freeport. Refreshments will be served, and no registration is necessary. Dr. Jack Herrmann will talk about how humans' evolutionary biology has set the modern human up for diseases like obesity, type 2 diabetes, cancer, and arthritis, and what we can do to prevent those diseases. The session will be moderated by Alan Wenzel, and participants are encouraged to participate in the discussion.

For more information on the Community Health Forum series and the program presenters, visit