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Fathers Need to Care for Themselves As Well as Their Kids – But Often Don’t
By Derek M. Griffith and Elizabeth C. Stewart Your Health

Fathers Need to Care for Themselves As Well as Their Kids – But Often Don’t

If you had to choose, which would you rather have: a healthy father or a good father? Studies suggest men often choose being a good father over being healthy. Becoming a father is a major milestone in the life of a man, often shifting the way he thinks from being “me focused” to “we focused.” […]

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Nurturing Dads Raise Emotionally Intelligent Kids – Helping Make Society More Respectful and Equitable
By Kevin Shafer Your Health

Nurturing Dads Raise Emotionally Intelligent Kids – Helping Make Society More Respectful and Equitable

When my oldest son, now nearly 13, was born in July of 2008, I thought I could easily balance my career and my desire to be far more engaged at home than my father and his generation were. I was wrong. Almost immediately, I noticed how social policies, schools and health care systems all make […]

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Building Healthy Relationship Skills Supports Men’s Mental Health
By John L. Oliffe, Gabriela Gonzalez Montaner, Mary Theresa Kelly Your Health

Building Healthy Relationship Skills Supports Men’s Mental Health

Healthy relationships positively influence men’s well-being. Men who are partnered or married live longer lives than single men, and they have better mental health than women and unpartnered men. Marriage appears to offer a protective influence on men’s health, reducing loneliness, depression and suicidality, and is associated with less substance and alcohol use. Despite these […]

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Common Nutrient Deficiencies in Men
By Olivia DiPede Your Health

Common Nutrient Deficiencies in Men

There are a few common nutrient deficiencies that are important for men to be aware of. Once you’re aware of these deficiencies, it’s easier to shift your diet to be sure to address them whether it be adding certain foods to your meal plan or incorporating a supplement into your lifestyle. Follow along for our roundup of common men’s health nutrient deficiencies.

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Top Foods to Boost Men’s Health
By Olivia DiPede Your Health

Top Foods to Boost Men’s Health

There are some foods that can play a critical role in preventing common men’s health disorders such as prostate cancer, heart disease, stroke and high cholesterol. If you’re looking to make some shifts in your diet or your partner’s diet, follow along for some of the top foods that can help boost men’s health and prevent common health issues later down the line.

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7 Health Facts and Symptoms of Irritable Male Syndrome
By Jeff Hayward Men's Health News

7 Health Facts and Symptoms of Irritable Male Syndrome

If you’re a male and you’ve been feeling a bit more grumpy than usual, you may not be imagining it. There’s actually a condition called Irritable Male Syndrome (and it’s similar to andropause and so-called male menopause). The condition doesn’t mean the loss of male reproductive ability (as what happens in menopause with women), but […]

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6 Causes and Treatments for Gynecomastia or ‘Man Boobs’
By Jeff Hayward Men's Health News

6 Causes and Treatments for Gynecomastia or ‘Man Boobs’

While “man boobs” (or the medical term gynecomastia) is often thought of as a result of an unhealthy diet, it’s actually a sign of a medical condition that can be quite embarrassing for many men. The condition involves the growth of breast tissue on male chests, and often has an underlying health cause that can […]

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8 Health Benefits of Growing a Beard
By Catherine Roberts Trending Health News

8 Health Benefits of Growing a Beard

Thinking of growing a stylish beard? They’re not just for hipsters and lumberjacks any more. In fact, there are actually a number of health advantages to having a beard. There’s no denying that beards have their drawbacks–they can be itchy and they require constant maintenance (unless you’re going for that trendy disheveled look), but their […]

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