June is Men’s Health Awareness Month

There is an ongoing, increasing and predominantly silent crisis in the health and well-being of men. Due to a lack of awareness, poor health education, and culturally induced behavior patterns in their work and personal lives, men’s health and well-being are deteriorating steadily. Society is being dramatically affected because men are living approximately 5 years less than women

FACTS

  • – 1 in 2 men and 1 in 3 women will develop cancer in their lifetime
  • – 1 in 6 men will get prostate cancer and approximately 28,000 men will die from the disease this year
  • – Men die at higher rates from 9 of the top 10 causes of death