June is Men’s Health Month
by Matt Makara - MPH, Program Manager, Affiliate Affairs, American Public Health Association
“An ounce of prevention is worth a pound of cure.”
Unfortunately, this old adage may not be actively taken to heart for a large part of the U.S. population – Men.
In the U.S., men have higher rates for many of the leading causes of death, including heart disease and diabetes (Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 2016). Unfortunately, men are more likely to not have healthcare coverage compared to women and typically visit the doctor far less frequently ...