We all know that men live shorter, less-healthy lives than women. Part of the problem is that men’s and women’s bodies respond differently to the same condition. And far too often, those differences kill. The bottom line is that despite attempts to treat men and women the same way, we’re different. And those differences often […]
Skin cancer, the abnormal growth of skin cells, affects people of all ages and races and most often develops on those areas most exposed to the sun. It is the most common form of cancer diagnosed in the U.S. with more than 3.5 million diagnoses annually – more than the new diagnoses of breast, prostate, [...]
If you’re over 50 and you put on sunscreen every time you go outside–even if it’s overcast–give yourself a pat on the back. But know that you’re in the minority. Fewer than 30 percent of men 50 and over (compared with 43 percent of women) say they always put on sunscreen when going outside in the sun, according to new research by the American Academy of Dermatology (AAD).
You should read the rest of my article at the Talking About Men’s Health blog, here.