Category Archives: Men’s Health

International study finds heart disease similar in men and women

Heart disease is similar in men and women except for this: In general men incur the disease ten years sooner and die of it at a much higher rate at every age. Continue reading

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“War on Women”

“Insurance companies still charge men more for car and life insurance. A survey of car insurance companies found that the cheapest policy for a woman cost 39 percent less than for a man. A 60-year-old woman pays 20 percent less than a man for a 10-year life insurance policy. Seventy-year-old women pay half as much as men. I don’t hear activists complaining about men paying too much. The ‘victim’ propaganda works only when women pay more.” Continue reading

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Stroke and Cardiovascular Stats

Cardiovascular disease strikes men harder until they start falling from the other 12 leading causes of death. But they fall from heart disease at a higher rate at every age. Continue reading

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Obamacare’s unequal treatment of young men

Democrats always know which gender of the bovine to gore. Continue reading

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Women Should Pay More for Health Care

“Women’s costs are higher, and they live longer, yet Obamacare will charge men the same for health-insurance premiums.” Continue reading

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Gender bias a double-edged sword

“Perhaps what we need is not more feminism or more men’s-rights activism, but a gender-equality movement that promotes fairness for both sexes.” Continue reading

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Brief Misc. News & Views on Gender Issues

Would the world be safer if women ran it? “…U.S. women are almost as supportive of war as men. Even while men make up the majority of soldiers.” Continue reading

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Cancer: The True Gender Picture

Sometimes the urgent talk about breast cancer may lead one to think female cancer victims are dropping like flies relative to men. But if anyone is “dropping like flies” from cancer, it is not women. It is men. Continue reading

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Obama’s Missed Opportunity: A White House Council on Boys and Men

“Fortunately, our daughters’ and mothers’ health challenges are addressed by seven federal offices of women’s health. Our sons’ and fathers’ are not addressed by a single federal office of men’s health” — this despite the fact that men’s health in general is poorer, resulting in men on average having a shorter life span than women and dying sooner from nine of the ten leading causes of death. Continue reading

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Guns don’t kill people — our sons do

“…[O]ur daughters are able to find the same guns in the same homes, are about as likely to be mentally ill, have the same family values and are exposed to the same violence in the media. Our daughters, however, do not kill. Why the difference?” Continue reading

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