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Screening out men’s major health threats

Original source: https://pennstatehershey.netreturns.biz/HealthInfo/Story.aspx?StoryId=32a654d8-1370-4d02-91c6-92c71af34e1f#.Wx_iRVyplBw Screening tests can catch serious diseases in very early stages, before they do major damage to your health. You may think of the doctor’s office as someplace you go when you’re sick. But it’s important to have an occasional visit when you’re well too. All men should have a few routine screening tests. […]

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Breast cancer in men

Original source: https://pennstatehershey.netreturns.biz/HealthInfo/Story.aspx?StoryId=e56164b8-b208-4dd3-b9a0-d7cfa10d4f63#.Wx_hcVyplBw Breast cancer nearly always affects women. That’s what makes the disease such a surprise for men who learn they have it. According to the American Cancer Society (ACS), breast cancer is 100 times more common in women than in men. Still, men can get the disease. The risk factors According to the ACS, factors that […]

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What to know about breast cancer in men

Original source: https://pennstatehershey.netreturns.biz/HealthInfo/Story.aspx?StoryId=a4e8a382-ca59-43a9-b0cd-28d45b92759e#.Wx_gIVyplBw When you think about breast cancer, you usually think about how it affects women. But men get breast cancer too. Breast cancer, a malignant tumor that starts in the cells of the breast, is about 100 times less common in men than women. But that doesn’t mean it’s not a serious health problem […]

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Men and stress

Original source: https://pennstatehershey.netreturns.biz/HealthInfo/Story.aspx?StoryId=18c449b1-3cab-470c-a560-0f059db636a0#.Wx_ekFyplBw Learn how to cope with stress in a healthy way. Maybe you work long hours and come home to a mountain of bills. Or maybe you worry about your aging parents, quarrels with your wife or the traffic that certainly isn’t getting better. Hey, guys get stressed out too. But we don’t always […]

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Men: Tips for a longer and healthier life

Original source: https://pennstatehershey.netreturns.biz/HealthInfo/Story.aspx?StoryId=e3d8ae7f-c275-4fd7-af14-270b7d657137#.Wx_b_1yplBw Live longer and healthier by following these fundamentals: See your doctor regularly, watch your diet, stay active, control your weight and don’t smoke. Women on average live about five years longer than men do, according to government figures. But guys can increase their chance of a long, healthy life in plenty of ways, […]

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Over 1 in 20 kids has a diagnosis of anxiety or depression, study shows

Original source: https://pennstatehershey.netreturns.biz/HealthInfo/Story.aspx?StoryId=255191b2-349c-49bb-a82d-2145db1a5979#.Wx_GgVyplBw A bad day here or there is normal for kids. But what if those bad days turn out to be symptoms of anxiety or depression? A new study estimates that 2.6 million children ages 6 to 17 in 2011–12, the latest year for which data are available, had a current diagnosis of anxiety […]

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Opioid OD or suicide?

Original source: https://pennstatehershey.netreturns.biz/HealthInfo/Story.aspx?StoryId=9ddb63e3-d73c-44bd-84a8-12604ce6b3fb#.Wx_F4VyplBw The suicide rate in the U.S. rose by 32 percent between 2000 and 2015, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). But that increase may be just the tip of the iceberg. A new study suggests that many intentional drug overdose deaths are being ruled accidental or at least “undetermined.” This may […]

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Depression may look different in men

Original source: https://pennstatehershey.netreturns.biz/HealthInfo/Story.aspx?StoryId=2230e9d7-3bbb-46e2-8687-7c29518244f6#.Wx_DBlyplBw Untreated depression can destroy a man’s life. Too often, gender gets in the way of prompt treatment. Depression affects millions of Americans, each of them in a different way. Though anyone with depression may have trouble recognizing the disease or asking for help, these steps can be especially difficult for men. Compared with […]

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Depression and seniors

Original source: https://pennstatehershey.netreturns.biz/HealthInfo/Story.aspx?StoryId=01daac35-d57b-4f95-a57f-a10a9655f793#.Wx_BaVyplBw Although depression is common among older adults, it isn’t a normal part of aging. Treatment helps most people reclaim a better quality of life. Here’s a message for seniors who are feeling blue: Depression is not a normal part of growing older, and it’s not something to keep quiet about or deal with […]

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