If men want to stay healthy or improve their health, they should listen to the women in their lives, says Douglas Linz MD, MS, Medical Director of TriHealth Corporate Health.
7 Surprising Health Conditions That Affect Women More Than Men
There are some diseases and conditions that only affect women, and others that most of us immediately, if not exclusively, associate with them, like brea...
Why I Work For Planned Parenthood
Planned Parenthood healthcare providers share their stories. We are proud to help women and men make more informed choices about their health and future
Only 1 in 10 women know that they face risks to their eyes
A new national survey has revealed that only 9 percent of U.S. women realize that women are at greater risk of permanent vision loss than men. This news comes during a month dedicated to women’s eye health issues.
The medical research gender gap: how excluding women from clinical trials is hurting our health
When it comes to health research, large gender gaps limit how much we know about the difference between women’s health and men’s
How Gender Affects Health
Why are certain diseases more common in either men or women? Learn some of the elements, including genetic, physiological and hormonal factors, that link gender and health.
Here’s how much less women earn than men in 25 industries
A new study on the gender pay gap finds men earn more than women on average across 25 industries. But some industries, such as health care, do worse by women than others, such as aerospace.
Top 3 Reasons More Men Should Get Acupuncture
By Eric Kerr Ladies love acupuncture. Most acupuncturists will tell you that they see more women than men in their practices. More women also become acupuncturists. And women’s health is a very common specialty among practitioners, male and female alike. In
The Nutrition Myths I'm Tired Of Hearing — And What I Tell My Patients Instead
Share on What you’ve heard is true: Doctors receive fewer than 20 hours of nutrition education in medical school. As a primary care physician, I realized that if I wanted to know what science says about eating for optimal health, I'd have to study it myself. So I did. My research inspired me to follow a plant-based (vegan) diet and teach my patients how this way of eating helps prevent and treat many chronic diseases. I also learned that, due to a lack…
10 Reasons Why You Should Masturbate Tonight
One in five men indulge in self-love at least four times a week. But only 5% of women between the ages of 25 and 29 do the same, according to Indiana University's National Survey of Sexual Health and Behavior. And that's the group of women who solo sex themselves the most!
10 Health Issues Men Need to Be Aware Of
Men’s health topics often consist of building muscle or shedding fat, but with a greater mortality rate than women, there are other important factors to consider for the optimal health and well-being of the male population. Matthew Ruscigno, M.P.H., RD, a plant-based dietitian who specializes in sports nutrition and co-author of “No...
Health Screenings: How to Determine What's Right for You
Thank you to Heather Williams of Loudoun Medical Group for this blog post! Health Screenings: How to Determine What’s Right for You Throughout the year, we are constantly reminded about the importance of regular health screenings. National Breast Cancer Awareness Month encourages women to perform self-breast exams and schedule routine mammograms. Every March, men and …
5 Heart Health Mistakes Made by Men—and How to Avoid Them
You mean well. But it’s still easy to slip up when it comes to keeping your heart at its best. To help, the heart health experts at Johns Hopkins identify the key areas that trip up men most—and tell you how to get on a healthier track Try It Schedule a Tune-Up Quick: When was your last physical exam? Many men keep their cars more finely tuned than their bodies. Did you know that your doctor can estimate your risk of a heart…
Women’s health concerns that affect men
What Is It Called When Bosses Use Their Religious Beliefs to Block Employees’ Insurance Coverage...
On Friday, the Supreme Court agreed to hear several challenges to the federal law that requires health plans to cover contraception. Let’s be clear about what the employers who are challenging the law are arguing. The law says that if an employer has a religious objection to covering contraception, they simply need to fill out a form stating their objection, and then the insurance company provides the coverage to the employees at no cost to the employer. But the employers don’t even want…
Women's Health, Men's Health: Why Gender Matters
Women's health issues often differ from men's. Consumer Reports describes six health problems where gender matters most.
Tips for Good Health at Every Age
Posted on Jun 10, 2015 Although there may not be a fountain of youth, there are plenty of things you can do to improve your chances for a long, healthy life Follow this expert advice from our Palo Alto Medical Foundation primary care doctors to do the best for your health at each life stage. Childhood and Teen Years “I think one of the most important things parents can do is help their kids cultivate wellness behaviors right from the start,” says Radhika…
Top 10 Reasons the ACLU Fights for Breastfeeding Rights
A few weeks ago, a mom named Jessie Maher was breastfeeding her baby in the cafeteria of a Target store in Connecticut when a belligerent man approached and said she was “F*ing disgusting” and “nasty.” Fellow shoppers and Target employees quickly sprang to Maher’s defense, shielding her from the man.“You shouldn’t be ashamed of feeding your baby,” one of them said to Maher. “This is a beautiful moment right now. If he doesn’t like it, he can go.”Maher posted a video of the…
6 Common Myths About Aging
1. Myth: Dementia is an inevitable part of aging Fact: "Dementia should be seen as a modifiable health condition and, if it occurs, should be followed as a medical condition, not a normal part of aging," said Patricia Harris, MD, a geriatrician and associate professor at Georgetown University Medical Center. In other words, if you or your loved one becomes forgetful, it could be related to…
Slideshow: Health Lessons Men Can Learn From Women
Women do a lot of things better than men. WebMD shows you how men can learn from women when it comes to taking care of their health.