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Men: Take Charge of Your Health

You can lower your risk of serious health problems by making small changes. Start by asking a doctor which screening tests you need this year.

Review Date: December 17, 2014

National Health Information Center - NHIC
U.S. Department of Health and Human Services

Prostate Cancer Screening: Questions for the Doctor

These questions can help you start a conversation with your doctor about getting screened for prostate cancer.

Review Date: December 17, 2014

National Health Information Center - NHIC
U.S. Department of Health and Human Services

Male Infertility

About one-third of cases of infertility are caused by male factors alone. Learn how male infertility is diagnosed and can be corrected.

Review Date: December 18, 2014

American Academy of Family Physicians

Basic Information About Prostate Cancer

Learn about the risk factors, symptoms, diagnosis and treatment of prostate cancer. This document contains a simple diagram of the prostate, which is part of the male reproductive system.

Review Date: September 19, 2012

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention - CDC
U.S. Department of Health and Human Services

Blueprint for Men's Health

This publication discusses the main health issues men face today. Learn about health risks, recognize symptoms, and get practical, easy-to-implement prevention strategies.

Review Date: October 23, 2012

Men's Health Network

Circumcision Decision

Circumcision is the surgical removal of the skin covering the tip of the penis. Circumcision is a religious or cultural ritual for many Jewish and Islamic families. Circumcision can also be a matter of family tradition, personal hygiene and preventive health care.

Review Date: October 30, 2014

Mayo Foundation for Medical Education and Research

Effects of Diabetes on a Male

Learn how diabetes can affect different parts of your body and what you can do to prevent most of these problems.

Review Date: February 09, 2012

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention - CDC
U.S. Department of Health and Human Services

Erectile Dysfunction

Erectile dysfunction (ED), sometimes called "impotence," affects as many as 30 million men in the United States. Learn how treatments, including lifestyle changes, can help you.

Review Date: October 07, 2014

NIH National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases - NIDDK

Genital Problems in Men

This chart provides information about genital problems in men. This resource is not a substitute for medical advice.

Review Date: January 02, 2013

American Academy of Family Physicians

Healthy Men

Men can take daily steps to live a safer and healthier life, and protect themselves from disease and disability.

Review Date: March 08, 2011

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention - CDC
U.S. Department of Health and Human Services

Just the Facts: Differences Between Women and Men in Specific Diseases and Conditions

Differences between the sexes exist and whether a person is male or female matters in the prevalence and severity of a broad range of diseases, disorders, and conditions.

Review Date: March 01, 2011

Society for Women's Health Research

Men Staying Healthy: Do You Know What it Takes?

Men can take this short quiz to learn more about staying healthy.

Review Date: December 17, 2014

Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality

Men: Get the Preventive Medical Tests You Need

Screening tests can find diseases early, when they’re easiest to treat. Find out which preventive medical tests you need to stay healthy.

Review Date: December 17, 2014

Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality

Men: Stay Healthy at 50+- (PDF)

Use this information to help you stay healthy at ages 50 and above. Learn which screening tests you need and when to get them, which medicines may prevent diseases, and daily steps you can take for good health.

Review Date: December 18, 2014

Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality Publications Clearinghouse

Men: Stay Healthy at Any Age

Use the information in this pamphlet to help you stay healthy. Learn about which screening tests to take, whether you need medicines to prevent diseases, and steps you can take toward good health.

Review Date: May 06, 2014

Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality

Men's Health

Find information and tools to help men of all ages and backgrounds live stronger, healthier, and longer lives.

Review Date: February 05, 2013

Office on Women's Health

Men's Health Library

Search for news, publications, research, and initiatives related to men's health issues.

Review Date: December 10, 2012

Men's Health Network

Men's Health Topics A-Z

Find information on men’s health, including publications and materials, national and state research findings, guidelines, CDC-funded programs, and more.

Review Date: March 21, 2011

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention - CDC
U.S. Department of Health and Human Services

Men's Health: Sexual Problems

Sexual health is a source of concern for many men. Read about some of the sexual problems that are common to men. Remember that problems with sexual health are medical problems, and your doctor can help.

Review Date: December 01, 2014

Office on Women's Health, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services

Osteoporosis in Men

This consumer health information fact sheet discusses the risk factors associated with osteoporosis in men, and prevention methods you can take to reduce your chances of developing this bone disease.

Review Date: August 14, 2012

NIH Osteoporosis and Related Bone Diseases ~ National Resource Center

Osteoporosis: What Men Need to Know

Although women are at greater risk, osteoporosis can affect men also. Learn what puts men at risk and how to prevent bone loss and fractures.

Review Date: October 30, 2014

National Osteoporosis Foundation

Preventing Erectile Dysfunction (ED): What You Should Know- (PDF)

Taking active steps to prevent Erectile Dysfunction (E) may help you maintain erectile function, but also help you lead a healthier life overall.

Review Date: February 26, 2013

Urology Care Foundation

Prevention Checklist for Men- (PDF)

This pamphlet gives an overview of the cancers that most frequently affect men, and also details who is at risk for developing the cancers. The cancers discussed are prostate, lung, colorectal, and skin. The pamphlet includes updated guidelines for the early detection.

Review Date: February 12, 2013

American Cancer Society

Prostate Enlargement: Benign Prostatic Hyperplasia

It is common for the prostate gland to become enlarged as a man ages, a condition called benign prostatic hyperplasia (BPH). Find information on symptoms, treatments, and self-care.

Review Date: January 03, 2013

NIH National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases - NIDDK

Prostate Health Guide

The Men's Health Network offers this guide to understanding the prostate gland and related conditions that can affect your health.

Review Date: October 23, 2012

Men's Health Network

Questions and Answers About the Prostate-Specific Antigen (PSA) Test

A fact sheet that defines the PSA and screening tests for prostate cancer, and describes the benefits and limitations of the test.

Review Date: March 01, 2013

NIH National Cancer Institute

Risk Factors for Prostate Cancer

Changes in your lifestyle, especially diet and exercise, can make a difference when it comes to prostate cancer prevention. Learn how you can be proactive in preventing the disease.

Review Date: December 17, 2014

ZERO - The End of Prostate Cancer

Taking Aspirin to Prevent Heart Attacks

Should you take aspirin? It’s always a good idea to talk with your provider before taking aspirin to prevent a heart attack.

Review Date: February 07, 2012

Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality

Test Your Knowledge of Men's Health

Test your knowledge of your risk for certain diseases or conditions with these quizzes, tests, and assessments. They are designed to help you improve your knowledge, assess your risk, and take action for better health.

Review Date: September 21, 2012

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention - CDC
U.S. Department of Health and Human Services

Testosterone Therapy: Key to Male Vitality?

Find out what's known — and not known — about testosterone therapy for normal aging.

Review Date: December 01, 2014

Mayo Foundation for Medical Education and Research

Urology A to Z

Search alphabetically or by common conditions-and get the facts you need on over 140 topics related to urological health. Find information on male and female cancers, infertility, bladder problems, yeast infections, and more.

Review Date: February 26, 2013

Urology Care Foundation

Videos: Post Traumatic Stress Disorder and Veterans

These educational videos for veterans and the general public can be viewed online. The topics include recovery, treatment, assessment and more. Also included is a video series that is specific to issues for ethnic minority veterans.

Review Date: February 05, 2013

National Center for Posttraumatic Stress Disorder

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