June is nationally recognized as Men’s Health Month. The purpose of Men’s Health Month is to heighten the awareness of preventable health problems and encourage early detection and treatment of disease among men and boys. This month gives health care providers, public policy makers, the media and individuals an opportunity to encourage men and boys to seek regular medical advice and early treatment for disease and injury.
According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), the two highest causes of death in men are heart disease (24.5%) and cancer (23.4%). Men tend to get in to a pattern of reactive care. Statistics show that young men don’t practice proactive health care near as much as their female counterparts. While preventative…more >>