Man Up and Call the Doctor

June Is Men’s Health Month June is men’s health month—a time to focus on common health issues and encourage men to care for both their mental and physical health. Even though men die, on average, five years earlier than women, they are also less likely to go to the doctor, according to a study from Rutgers University. The researchers found that men who held more … Continue reading Man Up and Call the Doctor

The Common Male Cancer

Prostate cancer is one of the most common male cancers. According to statistics from the National Cancer Institute, in 2020 prostate cancer made up 10.6% of new cancer cases in the U.S. This cancer affects the prostate gland, which is a gland involved in producing semen. Signs and Symptoms Early-stage prostate cancer often produces no symptoms. In the advanced stages, some symptoms may include: • … Continue reading The Common Male Cancer

Men’s Health Month 101: Being Healthy Is Manly Too

Men’s Health Month is used to encourage men and boys to seek out regular health screenings. Though Men’s Health Month is throughout all of June, Men’s Health Week is celebrated during the second week of June. According to Eric Moreno from Salud America, Men’s Health Week is a special awareness period conceived by Congress and passed on March 25, 1994. It’s commemorated by “Wear Blue … Continue reading Men’s Health Month 101: Being Healthy Is Manly Too