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

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

Low Testosterone and Dementia Risk: Exploring the Research

Testosterone is a crucial hormone for the male body, Testosterone gives men energy, sex drive, muscle mass, motivation, and overall health. As men age, their testosterone naturally decreases... Learn more about proactive and preventative precautions in this great blog entry!Continue reading

Dole’s Career Distinguished by Efforts on Behalf of Veterans and Men’s Health

It is with great sorrow that Men’s Health Network (MHN) learned of the passing of a great American, former Senator Bob Dole, in the early morning of December 5, 2021.  His record of illustrious service to his country is underscored with bravery, humility and compassion for his fellow Americans.  He will be sorely missed, but...Continue reading

Men beware: Health warning signs not to ignore

Sometimes, pulling teeth feels easier than getting men into a doctor’s office. Blame it on male ego, feeling invincible, indestructible or just not wanting to know, men are likely ignoring signs or symptoms of potentially serious health issues. But even minor symptoms can be early warning signs of a bigger health problem down the road.Continue reading

Researchers compare ways to offer mental health services to underserved communities

A search in the iPhone app store for “mindfulness-based stress reduction” produces a seemingly endless stream of applications devoted to meditation.  But do they work as well as having a live person with whom you can interact on the other side of the screen? A study funded in 2020 by Patient Centered Outcomes Research Institute...Continue reading

A simple way to know your options if you’re having chest pain

Patients reporting chest pain account for about 6.5 million visits to American emergency rooms, the Centers for Disease Control (CDC) says. Most are not heart attacks, the CDC says, but patients often don’t understand their options and therefore can’t make informed decisions about their care. It’s tough to get men with chest pain into the...Continue reading

Bob Dole, a champion for men’s health issues, announces lung cancer diagnosis

Former United States Senator Bob Dole at a Memorial Day ceremony at Arlington National Cemetery | May 28, 2018 (Official White House Photo by Andrea Hanks, via Flickr). Men’s Health Network (MHN), a national DC-based non-profit that advocates for the health and well-being of men, boys, and their families, extends our best wishes for a...

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