Archive for January, 2013

Cardio, Diabetes, Fitness, Others, Well-being

Weight Training Is Especially Beneficial for Black MenWeight Training Is Especially Beneficial for Black Men

In previous articles we’ve talked about the health disparities between men and women and how men live shorter, less-healthy lives than women. We’ve also talked about how men of color—especially African-American men—have even worse outcomes than other men (on average, Black men don’t live long enough to collect Social Security). In this blog, we’re always […]

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Cardio, Diabetes, Health, Nutrition, Well-being

For Men Only: Eating Chocolate is Better for Men Than WomenFor Men Only: Eating Chocolate is Better for Men Than Women

In news that will undoubtedly make women around the world extremely jealous, researchers in the United Kingdom have found that eating dark chocolate does a better job of protecting men than women from heart disease, blood clots, and stroke.

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Editorials, Growing Up, Health, Legislative, Lifestyle, Masculinity, Mental Health, Parenting, Prison, Public Policy, Regulatory

Literary Convention and the Slaughter of Innocent ChildrenLiterary Convention and the Slaughter of Innocent Children

As we try to absorb the tragic events at the school shooting in New Town, Connecticut, various sages have come out of the background to tell us what it all means, and what we can do about it. Gun control advocates – long ignored by our political leaders – have told us, reasonably enough, that […]

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Cardio, Diabetes, Health, Lifestyle, Nutrition, Others, Others

Male Obesity is a Really Big DealMale Obesity is a Really Big Deal

Unless you’ve been trapped on another planet for the past few years, you probably know that obesity is a big, big problem in this country. And you also (hopefully) know that obesity increases one’s risk of developing heart disease, diabetes, and some cancers. But what you may not know is that obesity is an especially […]

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Cardio, Diabetes, Nutrition, Others

For Men Only: Eating Carrots Prevents Hip Fractures, Broccoli Reduces Cancer Risk, Fruit Will Extend Your Life, But Butter Could Kill YouFor Men Only: Eating Carrots Prevents Hip Fractures, Broccoli Reduces Cancer Risk, Fruit Will Extend Your Life, But Butter Could Kill You

When you were little, your parents probably told you that eating carrots is good for your eyesight. And, over the years, there seems to be some evidence to support that. But a new study of 63,000 adults 45 and older found that men who ate the most vegetables and carotenoids had the fewest hip fractures. […]

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