Dole’s career distinguished by efforts on behalf of men’s health

With his usual directness and humility, former Kansas senator and Republican presidential candidate Bob Dole, 97, announced in February that he is suffering from lung cancer.  It was the second time he had announced a cancer diagnosis, but less exceptional than the first time. In 1991, his office released the news that he had undergone...

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Congress Should Put Patients First

Washington, DC (June 10, 2021) – Men’s Health Network (MHN), a national non-profit organization whose mission is to raise awareness of men’s health issues, released the following statement regarding HR 3, the House’s drug pricing package: While it is encouraging that legislators are working to lower health care costs, it’s imperative that the means of...Continue reading

Getting your COVID-19 vaccine is smart and good for public health. Do it.

This past year has brought so much uncertainty and hardship to so many people throughout the world due the ongoing coronavirus pandemic. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), as of Wednesday, March 10, 2021, there have been roughly 29 million cases and just over 526,000 deaths in the United States of...

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...

Get Ready for Prostate Cancer Awareness Month 2020

September is Prostate Cancer Awareness month, and Men’s Health Network wants to help your organization observe it with a variety of stickers, pins, posters and more. Posters and brochures are also available at One in nine American men will develop prostate cancer in their lifetimes. Among African American men, the number is one in...Continue reading

Easy-to-Follow Advice for Staying Healthy During the Pandemic–and Beyond

We’d like to give a shout out to Surgeon General Jerome Adams, the nation’s doctor, for his easy-to-follow advice on how to stay healthy during the COVID-19 pandemic and beyond. Watch his video here. Because COVID-19 is spread by respiratory droplets, Adams says, do these three things at a minimum: Wear face masks in public. “Help...Continue reading

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Potential Adverse Impacts of Poorly Designed Medication Pricing Policy

As our country and the world continue to battle the COVID19 pandemic, the need for reliable, safe, effective, and high-quality diagnostic tests and treatment medications becomes more urgent every day. As does the need to maintain a safe and secure supply of technology and raw materials. Our overreliance on non-US sources for critical medical products...Continue reading

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