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Defend the derma: Protect your skin from summer hazards

Like a plant in spring, we like to shed our winter-heavy clothes and do our best to absorb the sun.

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Why yoga is a growing practice for men

Jeff Battersby walked into Grace and Glory Yoga in Northfield on a cold January day to try a class recommended by a friend. It was intimidating, the idea of trying something completely new at a place where he didn’t know anyone, but then he spotted an old high school classmate.

Posted: June 21, 2016
Quick hints for improving men's health

Hesitant about going to the doctor for a checkup? Don't be. A healthy patient-provider relationship and some regular maintenance can give you a long, healthy life.

Updated: November 06, 2015 - 11:25 am
More men with breast cancer get double mastectomy

Most people assume breast cancer is just a female thing. But about 1 percent of cases in the United States occur in men - and it turns out that a growing number of them are choosing to remove both breasts to reduce the risk of recurrence.

Posted: September 14, 2015
Pinky Kravitz working his way back to airwaves after heart surgery

Pinky Kravitz, longtime radio host and South Jersey media personality, is on the mend after undergoing heart surgery in May.

Posted: June 17, 2015
Man up and unroll the mats: Two men ditch fears, try yoga

How many guys have even tried yoga, despite its explosion in popularity?

Posted: May 04, 2015
Skip the shave: National campaign gets men to pay attention to their health

While studies say men generally don't monitor their physical health as closely as women, Dr. Allen Silvey sees this happen in reality in his practice with the Shore Physicians Group in Somers Point.

Posted: November 03, 2014
Several health-saving tips experts want men to know

Does your doctor ask about your alcohol habits? Doing so could save lives.

Updated: June 03, 2015 - 10:52 am
Not just a 'women's disease,' osteoporosis strikes men, too

GRAND FORKS, N.D. -Osteoporosis, a disease that causes bones to weaken and sometimes break, is often thought of as a "women's disease," but it poses a significant threat to more than 2 million men in the United States, according to the National Institutes of Health.

Posted: March 03, 2014
Medical Edge: Many treatments available to help smokers manage withdrawal symptoms

Question: I've tried to quit smoking several times. But when I get to the second week without cigarettes, I become depressed and anxious. Is this normal? Is there a way to avoid this part of withdrawal? It is by far the worst symptom and has kept me from quitting.

Updated: September 27, 2013 - 12:53 pm
Medical Edge: There are different factors to consider before resuming sexual activity after a heart attack

Question: How long after a heart attack do I need to wait to resume sexual activity?

Posted: August 12, 2013
Summer colds offer cruel lesson on the profusion of viruses out there

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Updated: September 24, 2013 - 6:00 pm
Add protein to meals to help maintain muscles mass as you age

Foods packed with protein aren't just for young weightlifting bodybuilders anymore. Emerging research links eating high-quality protein foods with healthy muscles no matter how much you can press to impress or how many birthdays have passed.

Updated: September 24, 2013 - 6:00 pm
Getting the most out of your doctor's visit

Have you ever left a physician's office thinking the doctor just didn't hear your concerns? Or do you remember all the questions you wanted to ask, but didn't, on the way home? You're not alone. Research shows doctor-patient relations are not always ideal. But in many cases, the injury is self-inflicted.

Posted: July 29, 2013
Fish oil may be linked to prostate cancer risk

SEATTLE - Taking fish-oil supplements or even eating too much fatty fish may be linked to an increased risk for prostate cancer, according to a new study from the Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center in Seattle. The result confirms findings from an earlier study by the same team, but they are puzzling, given fish oil's supposed anti-inflammatory effect, which would protect against cancer.

Updated: September 27, 2013 - 1:22 pm
The lure of the sun

Jenna Hoffman thinks that people, herself included, generally look better with a tan - "better than bright white," she says.

Posted: July 22, 2013
Ask Dr. H: Watchful waiting with prostate cancer; weaning off Effexor

Question: I recently had a prostate biopsy, which showed a small area of cancer in one of the biopsies. My urologist discussed the option of close surveillance, with periodic biopsies and regular PSA blood testing. I'm 65 years old and otherwise in great health. Do you think it's better to treat the cancer or just watch it? - S.L., West Palm Beach, Fla.

Updated: September 27, 2013 - 1:24 pm
Five steps men should take to live a healthier life

Staying healthy is more than an addition to your to-do list. Instead, it makes completing your list possible.

Updated: September 27, 2013 - 1:29 pm
 

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