Men's Health Center


Men's Health Quiz

Why Men's Health Matters

Women often feel like their doctor doesn't take their health concerns seriouslyBy and large, men pay less attention to their health than women – and the statistics on men’s health in the U.S. show why that has to change.

  • Men live, on average, five years less than women
  • Men die at higher rates than women for 9 of the 10 leading causes of death
  • 1 in 4 male deaths is due to heart disease
  • 1 in 3 men have some form of cardiovascular disease
  • 3 in 4 men are either overweight or obese

Men also are more likely to smoke, drink and take more risks, and they are less likely to see a doctor for regular visits

Read on for information about the health issues and prevention strategies every man should know.