STAND-TO! Men's Health: Top 5 Health Risks and Preventable Diseases on Friday, June 6, 2014
The top 5 health risks for men, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention are: heart disease, cancer, unintentional injuries (accidents), chronic respiratory disease, and strokes. Many of the health risks and diseases that affect men can be minimized through early detection, regular exams, preventative screenings and healthy lifestyle choices.
Cancer and Men
Every year, cancer claims the lives of nearly 300,000 men in America. With early detection and treatment, more men who are diagnosed with cancer can survive each year.
Healthy Living for Men
CDC provides publications, tip sheets, men's health data, and screening information on a variety of health issues related to men's health.
Men's Health: MedlinePlus
NIH provides overviews, current news, and prevention/screening information on specific conditions related to men's health to include cancer, low testosterone, depression, and more.
Exercise May Lower Risk of Death for Men with Prostate Cancer ScienceDaily (Jan 2011)
A new study of men with prostate cancer finds that physical activity is associated with a lower risk of overall mortality and of death due to prostate cancer. (Journal of Clinical Oncology)