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Breast Cancer In Men: What Makes It Different?

Breast cancer may largely be seen as a woman’s disease. While we’re used to campaigns about breast cancer featuring women, these campaigns miss another segment stricken with this disease: men. Breast cancer in men is significantly less common. The lifetime risk of getting breast cancer for men is about 1 in 1,000, according to the […]

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3 Embarrassing Men’s Health Issues You Need To See Your Doctor About

Your wife keeps nagging you to see the doctor about that embarrassing health condition you refuse to even talk about. You can’t possibly be experiencing erectile dysfunction, urinary incontinence, or infertility … could you? If you’re still hesitating, a little information can go a long way toward putting you at ease, so you can deal […]

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Is Heart Disease Genetic?

Maybe you already know that heart disease is the number one cause of death in the US. You consider yourself to be pretty healthy, so you don’t think you should be too concerned. Then, you find out that your grandmother—who passed away when you were little—had heart disease. You begin to wonder: If grandma had […]

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In Sickness and in Health: Being Your Partner’s Caretaker After A Serious Diagnosis

Life changes immediately after your spouse or partner is diagnosed with a chronic illness. The diagnosis affects more than just them. It affects the entire family, especially you. Sure other family and friends may be supportive, but you, as the spouse, will likely bear the brunt of the household responsibilities. A serious, life-changing diagnosis, like […]

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Quitting Smoking: 3 Reasons Why Smokers Don’t Quit

Quitting smoking is not like remodeling your basement or saving for retirement. It’s not something to put off until you can get around to it. Actually, quitting smoking is “the most important behavioral change” you can make to benefit your health, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). But, quitting smoking is […]

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