A Dental Date with Dr. Jay Grossman

Today we’ll talk to Jay Grossman, DDS, US Navy veteran and founder of Homeless Not Toothless, a 501(c)(3) nonprofit program, opened to provide free dental care to the homeless and underserved in 1992. Presently, hundreds of local dentists participate in the greater Los Angeles area. Most of the patients are referred by the Venice Family ClinicContinue reading “A Dental Date with Dr. Jay Grossman”

10 Healthy Fruits and Vegetables Men Need

Compared to people who eat only small amounts of fruits and vegetables, those who eat more generous amounts — as part of a healthful diet — are likely to have reduced risk of chronic diseases. Depending on age and level of physical activity, men should eat between 2 to 2 1/2 cups of fruit andContinue reading “10 Healthy Fruits and Vegetables Men Need”

Join the RealBodyRevolution

Male body diversity is tackled in a new campaign called #RealBodyRevolution by Bridge models and Cavalier underwear. And they want new models with real, everyday bodies…at last! The male body ideal has been extremely narrow in our era, all about six packs, shredded upper bodies and even leg day is a point of anxiety now.Continue reading “Join the RealBodyRevolution”

Mental Health Benefits Of Exercise

The importance of exercise should be appreciated by the general public, physicians and mental health professionals alike. Evidence has suggested that exercise may be an often-neglected intervention in mental health care. Aerobic exercises, including jogging, swimming, cycling, walking, gardening, and dancing, have been proved to reduce anxiety and depression. These improvements in mood are proposedContinue reading “Mental Health Benefits Of Exercise”

Get Off Your Screen Man!

A new study from scientists at Arizona State University shows the longer someone stares at a TV, phone, or computer screen during the day, the worse their health habits are. Interestingly, when researchers broke down the screen use and health behaviors of the roughly 1,000 study participants, they found watching TV was linked to theContinue reading “Get Off Your Screen Man!”

Staying on top of men’s hearing health

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”

Why Aren’t You Seeing Your Doctor Man??

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??”

Fried foods, sugary drinks linked to sudden cardiac death

Sudden cardiac death accounts for about 1 in 7.5 deaths in the United States. Researchers have shown that diet plays an important role in a person’s cardiovascular health.In the present study, researchers found that people who followed the Mediterranean diet most closely and did not have coronary heart disease had a lower risk of suddenContinue reading “Fried foods, sugary drinks linked to sudden cardiac death”

Alliances Are Needed Between Straight and Gay Men to Address HIV/AIDs

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”