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

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

A Tale of Five Men’s Health Septembers

Dear Healthy Men: I know that Men’s Health Month was a few months ago, but shouldn’t we be paying attention to men’s health all year ‘round? A: Absolutely! That’s what we try to do here at Healthy Men—and it’s actually pretty easy. There are health-related awareness periods every month (Men’s Health Month, which you mentioned, is...Continue reading

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Practicing Hope New Toolkit on Recovery Support in Communities

A Letter from the HHS Partnership Center Director Greetings friends, The data is in and, as many would have anticipated, the COVID-19 pandemic was experienced with particular hardship among those with substance use disorders. In 2020, the rate of drug overdose deaths accelerated and increased 31% from the year before – usually from opioids –...

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PCORI and Men’s Health Network: A Key Partnership for Patient-Centered Research

This month’s recognition of Men’s Health Month provides a timely opportunity to celebrate the longstanding relationship between Men’s Health Network (MHN) and the Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Institute (PCORI) and to examine some of the lessons we have learned together that point the way forward in addressing the highest priority health problems facing men today. PCORI...Continue reading

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April is Testicular Cancer Awareness Month: It’s Time to Support Life-Saving Testicular Self-Exams

Dear Healthy Men: I just read that the United States Preventative Services Task Force (USPSTF) is recommending against men and boys doing testicular self-exams. What could possibly be wrong with educating young men about how to examine themselves for early signs of cancer? A: I agree completely—and I’m far from alone. In fact, an entire coalition...Continue reading

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