Melanoma strikes men harder than women

  Men and the deadly skin cancer called malignant melanoma are a bad combination. Of all cancers, skin cancer is by far the most common. Even though less lethal basal cell and squamous cell skin cancers (both non-malignant skin cancers) make up the vast majority of skin cancers, malignant melanoma, which only accounts for 1%… Read more


Celiac disease often undiagnosed in men

The autoimmune condition known as celiac disease is far more frequently diagnosed in women and girls than in men and boys. Celiac disease occurs in people who are genetically predisposed or with a family history of this condition. The condition is triggered when a person eats food containing gluten (a protein found in foods with… Read more


Men’s checklist of bad health habits to avoid

Admit it. There are several habits you do that could be harming your health. Some are minor, while others can potentially be a risk factor for certain diseases. Nonetheless, these habits could stifle your relationships with others or have adverse consequences. This is not to shame men (women have bad health habits too) but to… Read more


Only one-fourth of patients eligible for cardiac rehab attend, finds a study

The Journal of the American Heart Association published a study that found only 1 in 4 patients get cardiac rehabilitation after a heart attack or heart surgery. This surprising news was from a study of over 100,000 patients in the U.S., each eligible for cardiac rehab, proven beneficial for recovery after a cardiac event or… Read more


Build a healthy back with exercise

Back pain is one of the most common medical complaints of people worldwide.  It is so common that up to 80% of all individuals living in the U.S. will experience agonizing back pain at least once in their lifetime.  Unfortunately, it is not uncommon for back pain to reoccur, with some people developing chronic back… Read more