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

Men Facing Cancer Need Support: Man Up to Cancer is There

Men Facing Cancer Need Support: Man Up to Cancer is There By Michael Holtz, APR, MPRCA, Man Up to Cancer In my cancer advocacy life, I’ve had opportunities to do some amazing things. I’ve shared my cancer journey on stage in front of ballrooms full of people. I’ve spoken at congressional research briefings. I’ve trained...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

The Case for Prostate Cancer Diagnostics & Treatments

The Case for Prostate Cancer Diagnostics & Treatments Written By: Cassie Whyte A few days ago, I had the pleasure of speaking with prominent Urologist, prostate cancer expert, and men’s health advocate, Dr. E David Crawford. Throughout his decades of experience, Dr. Crawford has dedicated himself to improving prostate cancer diagnostics and treatment, as well...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

The Future is Now: Why Men Should Make an Advanced Care Plan

Only 1 in 4 men (24%) have formally documented their end-of-life wishes, according to a 2023 survey commissioned by VITAS Healthcare. Yet, 56% of men said they know what kind of medical treatment they do and do not want at the end of life. Men deserve to be heard and cared for at all stages of life. Talking about end of life and making an advance care plan are important steps that you can take now to prepare for your health and well-being in the future.Continue reading

Championing Men’s Health in North Dakota

Nationwide, men are more likely than women to engage in unhealthy and unsafe behavior, and the same can be said for men in North Dakota. In this article, Contributing Author, Hannah Hanson, offers insight into the ways North Dakota and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention are taking charge of this disparity and implementing key programs to improve lifelong outcomes for men and boys.Continue reading

Shining a Light on Men’s Mental Health: A Vital Focus During Mental Health Month

May is recognized as Mental Health Month, providing an invaluable opportunity to raise awareness and understanding about mental health issues. In this blog, we explore and discuss the significance of Mental Health Month for men, boys, and their families.Continue reading

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