The Lancet Commission on The Future of Prostate Cancer

The Lancet Commission on The Future of Prostate Cancer The Lancet Commission is an independent medical journal that, since its inception in 1823, has sought to disseminate scientific information and analysis on a broader scale in the pursuit of a healthier international community.   At the beginning of April, 2024, the commission produced and published...

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...

How to choose the best treatment if you have prostate cancer

A Vanderbilt University study is helping men make more informed decisions about how to treat their prostate cancer. The study provides evidence about side effects of each of three methods to treat prostate cancer. Prostate cancer affects three million men in the United States. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) tracks prostate cancer...Continue reading

fatherlessness and schools

Can Schools Help Fill the Void Fatherless Boys and Girls Experience? ABSOLUTELY!

Male primary school teachers have become an endangered species. While pre-school and kindergarten gender disparities are worst, where women comprise 97.7 percent of teachers, elementary and middle schools aren’t significantly different. Between 1987 and 2012, the percentage of male teachers declined in every measured period, falling to 23.7% of all teachers. The future gender uniformity was exhibited in a...Continue reading

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The Young American Male: A Shameful Chronology of Neglect

A Colleague Learns a Decades-Long Truth: Academics Barely Care about Young Men I was saddened but not surprised to read of my esteemed colleague Glenn Geher’s recent experience at our college (where I am an emeritus). At a meeting of administrators to discuss a panel of “highly successful female alumni,” where faculty were urged to encourage their...Continue reading

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