Pink ribbons of support for breast cancer patients, survivors and research are everywhere. Perhaps it’s because the disease is so prevalent and touches so many lives. But we need to do more than just show support for others – we need to be active in preventing the disease in ourselves.
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Well, we’re not playing. It’s time to get serious about your health. Men’s health issues significantly influence everyone around them, including their family, friends, and co-workers.
We all know getting outside is good for us – it gives us a chance to unplug, connect with our surroundings and nature, and get some much-needed vitamin D from the sun. Of course, that very same sun can have some really detrimental effects on our health if we aren’t careful.
According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention(CDC), tobacco use is the leading preventable cause of death in the United States. As a result of aggressive tobacco prevention efforts over the past few decades, the number of children and teens who smoke has been dropping since the late 1990’s. However, there is still more work… Read more »
Chronic diseases are long-lasting conditions that can be controlled but not cured, and are the leading causes of death and disability in the United States. These include heart disease, cancer, and stroke, and are also among the most costly affecting our country. The upside? Chronic diseases are among the most preventable of health problems. … Read more »