Why Men Die from Skin Cancer More Often than Women

Crushed Masculinity and the Agony of Depression

Credit: Thinkstock According to Merriam-Webster, the word “emasculation” is defined as “making a man feel less masculine” or “depriving a man of his strength and/or role.” When I first heard that word several years ago, during a session with my thera...
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How Men With Breast Cancer Support Each Other

Credit: Thinkstock Women with breast cancer can find many forms of support, much of it from organized groups. Men with breast cancer, on the other hand, might not know where to turn. After all, only one per cent of breast cancer patients are men, and ...
Phyllis Johnson

How Long Does Sperm Live Outside the Body?

Credit: Thinkstock There are anywhere from 100 to 600 million sperm in every teaspoon of semen. You need just one to make it to the right place – the correct fallopian tube – at the correct time – after ovulation – to create a new life. This makes i...
Eileen Bailey

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