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Breast Cancer Awareness: A Man’s Perspective

by Joe Lawrence October 5th, 2018 | Health Observance, Women's Health
October is Breast Cancer Awareness month and an important reminder for all woman, but this article is aimed towards men. Bringing to light the merits of self examinations and prevention is paramount; however, another aspect of this month that amazes me are the heroes and their courage in the battle against a fierce enemy. As men we need to realize the impact we can have in aiding our loved ones in the fight.

Women like to talk about how tough they are and how men would never be able to bear a child. Princess Diana even
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Nutrition & Your Exercise Regimen

by MPK September 21st, 2018 | Health Observance, Nutrition
With a focus of Fall into Fitness this month, we've looked at various aspects of starting a new workout regimen and all of the benefits that it can offer.  Another aspect of starting a new fitness program is the nutritional aspect.  What exactly do you need to feed your body when you incorporate more exercise into your life?

Most importantly (in my opinion), do not be fooled into believing that you need to purchase all sorts of well-marketed products.  If you are going to the gym for a personal trainer session or a cardio kickboxing class,
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The Food and Relationship Connection

by Lori Sciame July 27th, 2018 | Health Observance, Relationships
Most readers understand the overwhelmingly good feelings that correspond with finding a a special someone to love.  Even if one has been in a relationship for quite a while, he or she will surely remember the first few months after meeting his or her soul mate. Remember how falling for someone changes everything? Although seemingly cliche, it's a fact that while falling love, colors seem brighter, life seems easier, and food tastes better (or one doesn't need food at all).

New Partner, New Foods

Before I met my husband, my life didn't revolve around Italian food; however, after marrying into an
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Building Meaningful Relationships

by Lori Sciame June 15th, 2018 | Health Observance
My relationship post this week is in honor of National Men's Health Month. This is because building meaningful relationships with peers has a direct correspondence with a man's mental health.  In essence, although many men tend to not like talking about emotions, they still benefit from the company of male friends.  In tough times, male friends may not discuss issues non stop like the majority of females do, but they still offer support and reassurance; therefore, men need to be cognizant of the fact that having male friends can be key to a happy and healthy life.

Common Interests/Common Bond

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Men Need to Monitor Health

by Jessica B. June 8th, 2018 | Health Observance
If you are an average American man, chances are you only see a health care professional when you are ill or concerned about symptoms, but for many, it is too late. Well visits are an important part of your overall health.

This month is Men’s Health Month, and well visits are an important part of maintaining health, particularly for middle-aged men.

It may be difficult to find the time, working full time, and with a family, to squeeze in a doctor’s appointment. But getting early diagnoses of common ailments like high cholesterol, high blood pressure, cardiovascular illness, prostate issues, thyroid problems
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All health and medical information is provided for educational purposes and is not meant to replace the medical advice or treatment of your healthcare professional.