Posts Tagged ‘men’s health’

The ABCs of Men and Vitamins

Written by Ashley Welch on . Posted in Healthy Manhattan, Lifestyle, Our Town, Our Town Downtown, Special Sections, West Side Spirit

When it comes to vitamins and minerals, many men are not getting enough nourishment. According to the USDA, men ages 31 to 50 need to eat 350 percent more dark green vegetables and 150 percent more fruit per day than they currently do in order to meet federal dietary guidelines. Ideally, more fruits and veggies [&hellip
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Urologist Says PSA is Still Important for Prostate Screening

Written by Dr. Cynthia Paulis on . Posted in Healthy Manhattan, Lifestyle, Our Town, Our Town Downtown, Special Sections, West Side Spirit

If you ask my cousin Sonny, the only reason he is alive today is because of free bagels and a PSA test. “Our local hospital was offering a free men’s prostate screening test, and afterward they served free coffee, bagels and donuts,” he said. “My friends and I would hang around, compare our numbers and [&hellip
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Hair Today, Gone Tomorrow

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Summer options for hirsute men who want to shed fuzz By Keysha Whitaker While many men are opting for the burly and bearded look these days, the sultry summer months may mean that some will opt to manage their unwanted body hair. But deciding between the various techniques—including creams, shaving, waxing, electrolysis and lasers—can appear [&hellip
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Don't Take a Doc Holiday

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Many men shy away from booking that appointment, but they should receive better preventative health care By Rochana Rapkins Each year, some 9.2 million American men are afflicted with coronary heart disease, the leading cause of death for men in the United States. Heart attacks afflict about 5 percent of the male population annually, double [&hellip
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