Tag Archives: Men’s Health

Many Manly Men Avoid Needed Health Care

“According to the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, men born in 2009 will live five years less than women born the same year, a spread not fully explained by physical differences, the researchers noted. ‘…[W]omen don’t lose status or respect by displaying vulnerability or weakness.'” Continue reading

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Men, Power, Money, and Sex

“As political correctness set into the colleges’ psyches, college programs shifted to emphasizing only men understanding women. It would be wiser for programs to help both sexes better understand each other.” 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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What Does President Obama Mean For Men?

Obama goes to bat for females at males’ expense. Continue reading

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Men, Want to Live a Bit Longer? Speak Up.

“Tom Perls, founder of the New England Centenarian Study at Boston University, estimates that about 30 percent of the male-female disparity in longevity is due to biological differences, and 70 percent to social and cultural factors.” Continue reading

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Men Likely to Put Off the Doctor (Male Matters: Or: why men are charged less for health insurance)

“Men are also less likely to see themselves as susceptible to disease or injury when, in fact, they are more susceptible.” So WHOSE awareness about health should be raised? Continue reading

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Does Obamacare About Men?

President Obama wants to spread the health around — but only to women. Improving the health only of the healthier, longer-living group — women — is like improving the wages only of the higher-earning group — men. What would women say about the latter? The same thing men should say about the former. Continue reading

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