Tuesday, November 9, 2010

New federal website shows men how to stay healthy

Data shows that men are 24% less likely than women to visit a doctor regularly and 30% more likely to be hospitalized for potentially preventable conditions such as congestive heart failure and complications from diabetes. Healthy Men, a new website developed by Healthcare Research and Quality and the Ad Council , helps men learn what preventive medical tests they need and when they need to get them.  The website includes the latest recommendations on screening for colorectal cancer, abdominal aortic aneurysms, and other diseases.  Check it out today!