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Find stories on the major medical issues facing men, from prostate cancer and heart disease to erectile dysfunction and weight management, plus tips for healthy living.

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Men: Protect Your Health In 4 Simple Steps

Men: Protect Your Health in 4 Simple Steps (Infographic)

Tags: erectile dysfunction, genital warts, infographic, prostate cancer, self-exam, STI, testicular cancer

About one in 250 men will develop testicular cancer in their lifetime, while one in six men will be diagnosed with prostate cancer. “Men are sometimes reluctant to see a doctor for any number of reasons, ranging from embarrassment to simply not making the time for their personal health,” Dr. Klein said. “It’s important for men to pay


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New Blood Test Helps You Avoid Unnecessary Prostate Cancer Biopsies

Tags: 4Kscore, biopsy, prostate cancer, prostate cancer screening, prostate screening, prostate-specific antigen, PSA, PSA screening

Cleveland Clinic doctors have started using a new prostate screening test that is more accurate than the PSA blood test. The new 4Kscore test can be used along with the PSA blood test to cut down on unnecessary biopsies.


Watch This if You Have Heart Disease and Take ED Drugs (Video)

Watch This if You Have Heart Disease and Take ED Drugs (Video)

Tags: blood pressure, ED, erectile dysfunction, heart disease, study

A new study finds that drugs commonly used to treat erectile dysfunction could have heart benefits, including Viagra® (sildenafil citrate), Levitra® (vardenafil) and Cialis® (tadalafil).


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How African-Americans Can Get Better Kidney Care

Tags: chronic kidney disease, dialysis, kidney cancer, kidney failure, kidney transplant, organ donation, organ donor, organ transplant

African-Americans have higher rates of kidney failure but are less likely to get kidney transplants than Caucasian-Americans. Learn why and what you can do about it.


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Men: Don’t Let Incontinence Slow You Down

Tags: bladder, bladder infection, botox, multiple sclerosis, overactive bladder, Parkinson's Disease, prostate cancer, prostatectomy, stroke, urinary incontinence

From surgical side effects to overactive bladder, there are several causes of male incontinence. Fortunately, multiple treatment options can relieve it.


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Does Dry Shampoo Actually Keep Your Hair Clean?

Tags: dermatitis, hair, hair follicle, hair loss, hygiene, skin care, skin infection

You can make your salon style last longer or postpone washing your hair by using dry shampoo. It reduces the appearance of oil in your hair, but you must get your head wet to get rid of the dirt.


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Why Sex Is Good for Your Health, Especially Your Heart

Tags: Headaches, migraines, pelvic floor surgery, sex, sex and heart health, stress

Sex offers more than a feeling of intimacy or pleasure -- it also offers incredible health benefits. It can be good for your heart, relieve pain, help you sleep restfully, and it can even ease headaches.


9 Tips to Prepare You for Date Night

9 Tips to Prepare You for Date Night

Tags: hair, relationships, sex, shoes, skin care

With a romantic partner, taking the time to spend together in a meaningful way is important. The preparation can even create more anticipation. Here are nine tips to help you prepare for a special night with someone you love.


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Why Hugging Is Actually Good for Your Health (Video)

Tags: blood pressure, immune system, relationships, stress, videos

Turns out, hugs don’t just make you feel good. It might sound a little corny or just something fun to do, but researchers find that giving people an affectionate squeeze is actually good for your health.


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A Happy Marriage Can Help You to be Healthier (Video)

Tags: blood pressure, depression, healthy habits, healthy lifestyle, marriage, relationships, stress

Think about all the nice things your spouse or partner does for you. Ever consider that helping you to be healthy is one of them? Marriages – particularly fulfilling ones – can provide you with health in addition to happiness.