If you're like many men, you probably delay going to the doctor until you're sick or have an injury. Improve your vitality and help prevent health problems down the road by learning about important screenings, common conditions, questions to ask your provider and other essential health tips.

Colon Cancer Screening: Don't Delay It

  • Posted on: 1 March 2010
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You may be assuming the test is worse than it is.
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Have you been putting off getting a colonoscopy for longer than you would like to admit? Read why it's so important to get screened and what other women have to say about it.

woman talking to doctor"It was no big deal. I don't understand why people stress over it."

"The procedure itself was totally painless and relatively easy."

"It was a piece of cake."

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From the 2007 preventative health women's health report
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Divorce Request out of the Blue

  • Posted on: 28 January 2010
  • By: jleff

My wife just asked me for a divorce—out of the blue. Sure, we've had ups and downs like anyone else, but I thought we were doing OK. I don't understand what went wrong. Could this be a midlife thing she'll just get over? I need help! Where do I start?

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Men and Colon Cancer: The Importance of Screenings

  • Posted on: 30 September 2009
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When caught early, colon cancer is highly beatable and treatable. That's why it's so important to make colon cancer screening a priority.
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When caught early, colon cancer is highly beatable and treatable. That's why it's so important to make colon cancer screening a priority

older man sitting outdoorsOnly lung cancer kills more Americans than colon cancer (also called colorectal cancer and colon and rectum cancer). The good news is that the disease is highly beatable and treatable when the disease is diagnosed at an early stage. That's why it's so important to make colon cancer screening a priority.

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Erectile Dysfunction

  • Posted on: 21 September 2009
  • By: jleff

My husband is having trouble with sex. He can't have an erection. This has never happened before. Can I do anything to help him?

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Men More Likely to Use Marijuana Than Women

  • Posted on: 14 December 2016
  • By: jleff
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As more American adults choose to puff at the marijuana pipe, a gender difference is becoming clear.
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As more American adults choose to puff at the marijuana pipe, a gender difference is becoming clear—men are significantly more likely to smoke pot than women, a new study finds.

man smoking a joint

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MONDAY, Dec. 5, 2016 (HealthDay News)—As more American adults choose to puff at the marijuana pipe, a gender difference is becoming clear—men are significantly more likely to smoke pot than women, a new study finds.

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Sexism Could Harm Men's Health

  • Posted on: 14 December 2016
  • By: jleff
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Men who have "playboy" attitudes and believe in power over women may face a higher risk for mental health trouble than men who don't, a broad new research review suggests.
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Men who have "playboy" attitudes and believe in power over women may face a higher risk for mental health trouble than men who don't, a broad new research review suggests.

woman looking made in the workplace

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MONDAY, Nov. 21, 2016 (HealthDay News)—Men who have "playboy" attitudes and believe in power over women may face a higher risk for mental health trouble than men who don't, a broad new research review suggests.

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High Rate of Antidepressant Use After Cancer

  • Posted on: 14 December 2016
  • By: helen
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Treatment for depression and anxiety is nearly twice as common among U.S. cancer survivors as it is for those who never had the disease, a new study finds.
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Treatment for depression and anxiety is nearly twice as common among U.S. cancer survivors as it is for those who never had the disease, a new study finds.

Antidepressant Use After Cancer

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WEDNESDAY, Oct. 26, 2016 (HealthDay News)—Treatment for depression and anxiety is nearly twice as common among U.S. cancer survivors as it is for those who never had the disease, a new study finds.

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Sleep Can Affect Male Fertility

  • Posted on: 14 December 2016
  • By: helen
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Sleeping too little or too much can affect a man's ability to impregnate his partner, new research suggests.
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Sleeping too little or too much can affect a man's ability to impregnate his partner, new research suggests.

Sleep and male fertility

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WEDNESDAY, Oct. 19, 2016 (HealthDay News)—Sleeping too little or too much can affect a man's ability to impregnate his partner, new research suggests.

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Obesity More Deadly for Men Than Women

  • Posted on: 14 December 2016
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Obesity is nearly three times more deadly for men than it is for women, new research suggests.
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Obesity is nearly three times more deadly for men than it is for women, new research suggests.

obesity in men

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WEDNESDAY, July 13, 2016 (HealthDay News)—Obesity is nearly three times more deadly for men than it is for women, new research suggests.

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