Men’s Health Month
The purpose of Men’s Health Month is to heighten the awareness of preventable health problems and encourage early detection and treatment of disease among men and boys. This month gives health care providers, public policy makers, the media, and individuals an opportunity to encourage men and boys to seek regular medical advice and early treatment for disease and injury.
Facts You May Not Have Known About Men’s Health
-Women are 100% more likely to visit the doctor for annual examinations and preventive services than men.
-Men die at higher rates than women from 9 of the top 10 causes of death and are the victims of over 92% of workplace deaths. In 1920, women lived, on average, one year longer than men. Now, men, on average, die almost five years earlier than women.
-There is a silent health crisis in America...it’s that fact that, on average, American men live sicker and die younger than American women.”
-On average, men die 3.7 years earlier than women
-Men are three times more likely to die from suicide than women
It is important for men to be proactive about their health. Schedule your yearly checkup and take advantage of you preventative care benefits.
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