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Men's Health

  1. Podcast: Bison: Give It a Grill

    To many people, grilling signifies summer. Favored spoils of the season: steaks, hamburgers, hot dogs, and ribs. You may also want to toss some bison on those grates.

  2. Podcast: A Healthy Heart Can Help Prevent Erectile Dysfunction

    Since the commercial success of drugs such as Viagra and Cialis, more men feel comfortable talking with their doctors about erectile dysfunction (ED). That’s particularly good news for their hearts.

  3. Podcast: Easing Your Concerns About a Prostate Exam

    Visiting your doctor may not always be the most pleasant experience, especially if you need to have a digital rectal exam, or DRE. Like the Pap test for women, a DRE makes many men feel uncomfortable or embarrassed.

  4. Podcast: Gene Raises Risk for Pancreatitis in Men Who Drink

    Genetics can play a role in whether you develop certain diseases. Think heart disease. Your risk for this condition is higher if you have a family history of it. A new study suggests that genetics may also up the risk for chronic pancreatitis in some

  5. Podcast: How Safe Is Your Home?

    A home should be a haven—a place where you rest and enjoy time with family—a place of safety and security. But that isn't always the case.

  6. Podcast: Bone Health Isn’t Just a Woman's Concern

    Many men may rank heart disease as a top health concern. Focused on their tickers, they may ignore or not realize how important bone health is, too. Osteoporosis—a disease that weakens and breaks bones—affects upward of 9 million men in the U.S.

  7. Podcast: Defeat the Pattern of Male-Pattern Baldness

    Hair loss is a topic most men don’t want to discuss. Yet it affects more than two-thirds of them by age 35. Nearly 85 percent of men will have thinning hair by age 50.

  8. Podcast: PSA Test May Help Some Men

    An expert panel says that men with a life expectancy of more than 10 years should talk with their doctor about getting a PSA test for prostate cancer. This recommendation comes in response to a federal group’s recent advice against PSA screening.

  9. Podcast: Treating Sleep Apnea May Help Men's Sex Life

    Younger men who have sleep apnea often also have erectile dysfunction. But researchers say that treating the sleep disorder has a side benefit: It may boost sexual performance.