Staying on top of men’s hearing healthBy Danielle Dupuis Special to the Watchman Jul 10, 2021 June is Men’s Health Awareness Month and a great time to shed light on factors that can lead to hearing loss and signs that hearing aids are needed. Job occupation can be a significant reason for hearing loss. OccupationsContinue reading “Staying on top of men’s hearing health”
Republished from WEBMD HEALTH NEWS Why Are Men Less Likely to See a Doctor? By Batya Swift Yasgur, MA July 6, 2021 — When Armin Brott began having tingling and tremors in his hands, he wasn’t very concerned. After decades of practicing full-contact martial arts, he knew how to live with discomfort. It was nothingContinue reading “Why Aren’t You Seeing Your Doctor Man??”
Studies available indicate that men often report the same feelings as women after a pregnancy loss. Many men experience sadness, grief, stress, anxiety, and depression after their partner miscarries. In one study of 386 partners, 7 percent reported symptoms of post-traumatic stress one month after a pregnancy loss.
Forty years ago, an unnamed illness began to disproportionately impact members of the LGBTQ+ community, specifically gay and bisexual men. The disease, which later became known as AIDS, caused by a virus dubbed HIV, devastated our community, becoming the leading cause of death for men between 25 and 44 in 1992. During the 1980s andContinue reading “Alliances Are Needed Between Straight and Gay Men to Address HIV/AIDs”
Good friendships are hard to find. They’re even harder to maintain, especially when life ramps up, and marriage and fatherhood start to narrow your focus. But it’s even more important to make time for them when you become a dad. While we know guys have a hard time making friends, that isn’t a reason toContinue reading “What About Your Friends?”