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May 2019

Men’s Health Facts

25% Percentage of male deaths caused by heart disease.

60% Percentage increase in depression in inactive men compared to active men.

65% Percentage of prostate cancers diagnosed in men over the age of 65.

70% Percentage of a man’s health this is controllable by lifestyle. Only 30 percent is controlled by genetics.

75% Percentage of men who are considered overweight. 2.9…

All the Ways We Care: At My Hometown Hospital, We’re Helping Men Take Charge of Their Health

We all know that men and women are different in many ways.
But perhaps you’ve never thought about this difference: Men die at higher rates
than women from a host of different diseases, including heart disease, diabetes
and cancer. Women also outlive men by five years, and the gap is widening.

Obviously, men need to pay closer attention to their health and face their medical issues head-on…

Seven Health Tips for Men

Taking charge of your health is important for men at any age, and it’s never too late to start developing healthier habits. In addition to seeing your doctor on a regular basis, here are seven more ways to practice good health.

If you don’t feel right, make an appointment.Have a cut or sore that’s not healing? Notice a change in a mole on your skin? Are you experiencing unexplained…

MEN: When Was the Last Time You Saw a Doctor?

When it comes to going to the doctor, men are getting beat by women—big time.

Women are 100 percent more likely than men to have an annual physical exam and 33 percent more like to see a doctor.

In the same survey by the Cleveland Clinic, 19 percent of
men said the only reason they go to the doctor is to stop a loved one from
nagging them about not going. Men are also twice as likely as…

Prostate Cancer: Are You At Risk?

Other than skin cancer, prostate cancer is the most
common form of cancer in American men. In fact, about one out of every nine
American men will be diagnosed with the disease, which is why it’s important to
know the most common risk factors.

AgeThe likelihood of having prostate cancer increases rapidly starting at age 50. About 60 percent of cases of prostate cancer are detected in men…

A Message from Our CEO: It’s Time to Be Smart About Men’s Health

It’s a simple fact. Men don’t like going to the doctor. The
excuses that men give for not going are many, everything from being too busy to
thinking that the best way to treat a persistent pain or cough is to just
“tough it out.” But putting off seeing your doctor doesn’t mean that the
symptoms will go away. Sooner or later, you’re probably going to pay the price.
Early detection of…

Interview with Dr. Drew Pinsky: Healthy Advice from Dr. Drew

Dr. Drew Pinsky Discusses the Lessons He Learned after Being Diagnosed with Prostate Cancer

As the host of the long-running syndicated radio show Loveline and Dr. Drew Midday Live on KABC radio, Dr. Drew Pinsky has shared his advice with thousands of people. And he’s helped thousands more as a board-certified internist and addiction-medicine specialist. But then, in 2011, when Dr. Drew was…

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