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
Men’s Health Network (MHN) as do all Americans, want to insure access to affordable, effective and safe medications. There have been many suggested approaches on how to achieve this goal, including those now being negotiated as part of the Biden Administration’s Build Back Better legislative package. Analysis of the proposed approaches to achieve the goal...Continue reading
As policymakers and health care stakeholders consider reforms to address the cost of medications, Men’s Health Network (MHN), the leading health advocacy and education non-profit for advancing the comprehensive health of boys and men in America, urges lawmakers and regulators to reject outright policies that will prevent or constrain patients from accessing effective medications necessary...Continue reading
How EHRs Can Help You Take Control and Improve Your Health Care As medicine continues to advance and people live longer, a larger segment of the population will be pushing the boundaries of our health system. Medical professionals are squeezed for time as they try to keep up with regulations and documentation. In order to...Continue reading
Although the Obama Administration and the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) are claiming that rates under Obamacare will be less than originally predicted, there’s a growing amount of evidence that your healthcare costs are going to skyrocket.
Despite claims by many that the economy is “turning around” and unemployment is dropping, the fact remains that millions of Americans are in serious financial straits. As individuals, families, and employers look for ways to cut expenses, more and more of them are increasing their health insurance deductibles as a way to save money by...Continue reading
As we try to absorb the tragic events at the school shooting in New Town, Connecticut, various sages have come out of the background to tell us what it all means, and what we can do about it. Gun control advocates – long ignored by our political leaders – have told us, reasonably enough, that...
In what may go down as one of the most controversial—and most damaging—pieces of healthcare policy in decades, the U.S. Preventive Services Task Force just issued a recommendation that men should no longer get routine screenings for prostate cancer. They believe that the test—called PSA, for the prostate-specific antigen it measures—does more harm than good....Continue reading