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Archives for Men's Health

It’s No Joke, Guys

by Lori Sciame June 10th, 2015 | Men's Health
As long as I can remember, comics have made fun of prostrate and colon/rectal exams. I envision the countless comedy skits involving a smiling doctor carefully putting on a "rubber" glove while saying, "bend over" or "cough loudly."  To add to the comedic moment, the male patient has a horrified look on his face as he stands there whimpering and helpless.

Why would these life saving screenings be made into a laughing matter? Maybe it's because men feel that some parts of the body should remain off limits, or maybe it's because men feel too vulnerable taking these matters seriously.
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Birth Defects: Age Matters

by Lori Sciame February 18th, 2015 | Health Observance, Men's Health
Every parent hopes to have a healthy newborn, yet birth defects remain fairly common in the United States.  In fact, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) states that every 4.5 minutes, a child comes into this world with some type of defect.  To raise awareness about doing everything possible to ensure healthy birth outcomes, this post features information for fathers to be on the link between age and birth defects.  It is appropriate that during January, Birth Defects Prevention Month, that both men and women learn all they can about producing healthy children.

What Qualifies as a Birth
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Common Skin Conditions and Their Treatments

by Editorial Team February 17th, 2015 | Men's Health
Three of the most common skin conditions are skin tags, moles, and freckles. Each has its own characteristics, own treatments and their own issues. Most common skin conditions are harmless and not life threatening. However, some can possibly be cancerous, like moles, and should be watched and checked often.

If you have any of these following three skin conditions, you can learn bellow how to treat them and if they are anything to worry about when it comes to be healthy.

Skin Tags

If you've never had a skin tag or known someone with one, you may not even know what it is. Skin
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Your Job and Birth Defects

by Lori Sciame December 4th, 2014 | Health Observance, Men's Health
Current research shows that women aren't the only ones who need to be concerned about having a healthy pregnancy.  Several major studies prove that men should be proactive with their health when deciding to start a family as well.  For instance, a man needs to develop healthy eating habits and steer clear of all drugs and alcohol BEFORE fathering a child.

However, information provided by the North Carolina Center for Birth Defects Research and Prevention suggests a man must do even more to ensure a healthy birth outcome.  This is because research by this team of professionals implicates a man's
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HIV Positive: What Now?

by Lori Sciame October 8th, 2014 | Health Observance, Men's Health
If you find out you are HIV positive, you may feel devastated.  Of course the health care providers at the testing center gave you lots of information, both verbal and written, yet you may still feel lost.  Please understand that when hearing such news, it can be hard to digest everything you need to know.  Take heart.  Unlike 30 years ago, HIV can now be managed using special medications, plus community resources exist to help those who have been infected.  Keep asking questions.  Keep researching HIV/AIDS.  Remember - a take charge mentality will help you adjust much better.

Who Will
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