April 7, 2020
The behavioral changes brought about by the coronavirus pandemic can be repurposed to improve the overall health of Americans. The COVID-19 crisis has proven that Americans have the ability to tackle the obesity epidemic and other widespread health problems, like heart disease, cancer and diabetes.
March 25, 2020
Beneath the plight that's engulfed our nation, our region, my hospital and my family during the COVID-19 outbreak, I'm sensing an extraordinary level of grit. The disruption of life as we know it can spur a deeper perspective on what’s important, and inspire us to find ways to cope. There are work-arounds to maintain healthy living, including learning at-home workouts.
March 10, 2020
Middle-aged men appear more susceptible to the coronavirus, due in part to their lifestyle choices, including smoking. That could serve as a wake-up call for older men to adopt a healthy lifestyle.
February 25, 2020
Building new friendships is a crucial, yet overlooked, part of aging. Many men rely on social networks to provide male bonding, but they often lack meaningful relationships. To avoid loneliness, which increases the risk of premature death, men must be willing to step outside of their comfort zones.
February 11, 2020
Desiring to improve your sex life? For men over age 50, a healthy diet and regular exercise can help achieve the goal of a healthy sex life.
January 28, 2020
The majority of Americans who have either abandoned or are on the cusp of quitting their pursuit of a New Year's resolution. But any time is a good time to begin new behaviors, particularly if they involve a healthy lifestyle. It's helps to have a motivational plan.
January 14, 2020
Grandchildren can provide the motivation necessary to maintaining a healthy lifestyle. After all, who wants to miss all the precious moments?
December 31, 2019
Sixty percent of prostate cancer cases occur among men older than 65 – a figure topped only by skin cancer. And screenings are recommended for high-risk men as early as age 40.
December 24, 2019
For those conscious of their health, what is the current thinking when it comes to alcohol? I can remember reading studies suggesting that a glass of wine every night was good for you. Is this still the case? Are there some simple rules of thumb that a conscientious person can follow? Well, sort of.
December 3, 2019
Only three in five men get an annual physical, and 40% don’t go to the doctor even when they fear they have a serious medical condition. That needs to change.