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Men’s Health

Prostate Cancer 101: When and why you should get screened

For many men, growing older also means you’re growing in confidence, opportunity and achievement. You’re reaching new career goals. You’re feeling great pride as you watch your children reach milestones of their own. You’re enjoying life and learning daily, every year looking slightly different than the last.  Of course, with age also comes responsibility, and …

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How to screen yourself for testicular cancer

Although testicular cancer is fairly rare, with about 8,800 new cases in the U.S. this year, it’s helpful for men to know what to look for. When testicular cancer is found, it is highly treatable with surgery, chemotherapy and radiation. If you are a man or have a man in your life, consider screening for …

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How advancements in prostate cancer treatments are saving lives

It may not be pleasant to talk about it, but prostate cancer is the most common type of cancer among men in the U.S., aside from skin cancer, according to the Centers for Disease Control (CDC). Within a lifetime, men have a one in 7 chance of developing this type of cancer. Although the number …

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Men’s health series: What should I worry about when I’m in my 50s?

Third of three articles in a series about what to expect at different stages of manhood. So, you’ve bypassed the mid-life crisis and now you’re looking forward to finding a place in Florida and spending what’s left of your 401K. But just because life might be slowing down, doesn’t mean you should neglect your health …

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Men’s health series: What should I worry about when I’m in my…40s?

Second of three articles in a series about what to expect at different stages of manhood. As a man passes over the 40-year mark and falls head-first into “middle-age,” he can begin to experience changes in his physical and mental status that he hadn’t previously experienced in his younger years. Although these changes can be …

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Men’s health series: What should I worry about when I’m in my…30s?

One of three articles in a series about what to expect at different stages of manhood. From 1960 to 2002, the average American man increased in height by one inch, but increased in weight by 20 pounds, according to a study (pdf) conducted by the Center for Disease Control (CDC). With this increase in body …

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