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Lifestyle

Why Men Die from Skin Cancer More Often than Women

Sunscreen use, knowledge about skin care, and regular medical care all help reduce the risk of skin cancer.

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Risk Factors

8 Things Guys Don't Know About Male Breast Cancer

It's a potent killer—one you shouldn't dismiss just because you're a dude.

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Prevention

What to Eat to Prevent or Improve the Symptoms of ED

Find out what to put on your plate, what to avoid eating, and how these nutrients can help erectile dysfunction.

Foods to eat for a healthy prostate.
Prevention

What Can I Eat to Reduce an Enlarged Prostate?

Find out whether what you’re eating is helping or harming your prostate health.

Nurse and smiling woman in hospital.
Treatment

Women Beat Men When It Comes to Recovering After Trauma — But Why?

In cases of severe trauma — falls, accidents, assaults — women tend to have higher survival rates than men. But the reason for this is unknown.

Man with his dog on the couch at home.
Risk Factors

Fertility Risk at Home for Men — and Their Dogs

Chemical contaminants could be playing a key role in soaring, worldwide male infertility rates. Even dogs are more infertile than before.

Democratic presidential candidate and U.S. Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-VT) speaks to an overflow crowd through a megaphone after a campaign event at the New England College.
Men's Health

The 10 Most-Famous Men With Thyroid Disease

It's often thought as a "women's issue" but men get thyroid disease, too. From politicians and rock stars to athletes and TV stars, these are the 10 most famous men with thyroid disease.

Doctor talking to preteen boy.
Vaccines

Yes, Boys Should Get the HPV Vaccine, Too

The HPV vaccine: It’s not just for girls anymore. Learn why it’s important for boys to get vaccinated, how it helps prevent cancers in men, and more.

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Living With

How to Get Emotional Support as a Man

Mental health advocate Mike Veny offers strategies to break through the stoic wall of male emotions and get the support you need.

Man smoking pot.

Smoke Pot and Maybe You'll Boost Your Sperm Production

Men who’ve smoked pot in the past or currently smoke marijuana have higher concentrations of sperm than men haven’t smoked pot, say researchers.

Power bowl salad
Prevention

Top 10 Foods for Prostate Cancer Prevention

Prostate cancer is the second most common cancer among men. Add these 10 foods to your diet to help lower your risk of developing prostate cancer.

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