Category: Total Health

Sex and Prostate Cancer

Sex and Prostate Cancer

Men who ejaculate often may have a lower risk of prostate cancer than their peers who don’t do it as frequently, a U.S. study suggests. Prostate cancer occurs more often in African-American men and in Caribbean men of African ancestry than in men of other races. African-American men are also more than twice as ...

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An Update on Vitamins and Heart Health

An Update on Vitamins and Heart Health

Millions of American men take a multivitamin each day, but new research shows the pills won't help the heart -- even if a man's nutrition is lacking. "Many had thought that men with 'poor' nutritional status at baseline may benefit more from long-term multivitamin use on cardiovascular outcomes; however, we did not ...

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Coverage Helps Fight Opiod Addiction

Coverage Helps Fight Opiod Addiction

A study from the University of Kentucky College of Public Health found states where Medicaid coverage was expanded under the Affordable Care Act had an increase in prescriptions for a drug to combat opioid addiction. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, more than 15,000 people died in the ...

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Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month

Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month

Colorectal cancer (CRC) remains the third most common cause of malignancy-related death in men and women in the United States. An estimated 134,490 new cases and 49,190 deaths occurred in 2016 according to a prepared abstract by the Committee on Minority Affairs and Cultural Diversity, American College of ...

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