Heart Valve Disease Awareness

Heart Valve Disease Awareness By: The Alliance for Aging Research Heart valve disease is a type of heart disease that affects one or more of the heart’s four valves and causes them to not open or close properly, disrupting blood flow. While some types of valve disease aren’t serious, others can lead to major complications,...Continue reading

What Lloyd Austin’s Story Tells Us About Men’s Health

“What Lloyd Austin’s Story Tells Us About Men’s Health” By: Cassie Whyte, Men’s Health Network Contributor   Amidst geo-political turmoil and surging public distrust of government officials, it is easy to forget that holders of weighty, prestigious titles, such as United States Defense Secretary, are ultimately humans just like us: humans who endure devastating health...Continue reading

Tend to Your Relationships: Fathers & Sons

Tend to Your Relationships: Fathers & Sons By: Cassie Whyte Happy National Son’s Day! Today, September 28th, we at Men’s Health Network is celebrating National Son’s Day! On this holiday, we acknowledge the joy that comes along with both having a son, and being a son. All sons are gifts to their parents, as well...Continue reading

National Son’s Day

Blog Entry by Intern, Zachary Funaro “You don’t raise heroes, you raise sons. And if you treat them like sons, they’ll turn out to be heroes, even if it’s just in your own eyes.” — NASA astronaut Walter M. Schirra, Sr. National Son’s Day is celebrated on September 28th each year with the sole purpose...Continue reading

New HHS Study Shows Significant Increases in Children Diagnosed with Mental Health Conditions from 2016 to 2020

There’s no question that parents’ mental health is an excellent predictor of their children’s mental health; children of parents suffering from anxiety and/or depression are far more likely to be diagnosed with the same conditions. Unfortunately, most of the research done on parental mental-health influences has focused exclusively or primarily on mothers. As a result,...Continue reading

Giving Children and Adolescents a Healthy Start Through Nutrition

Establishing healthy dietary patterns early in life can provide young Americans with the foundation to continue those behaviors throughout later life stages. Unhealthy dietary patterns and inadequate physical activity in children and adolescents ages 2 to 18 contribute to overweight and obesity — as well as increasing the risk of chronic diseases such as type...

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