Men’s Health

via BlackDoctor: Men we really need to see about our health. Did you know that men tend to suffer more severe conditions than women, they have higher death rates for most leading causes of death and they die about six years younger than women? By the age of 55, approximately 75% of black men will […]

via BlackDoctor: We all know that it takes a lot to get most men to tell you that something is wrong with their health, let alone go to a hospital. Most men shrug off pain, discomfort, and changes in their bodies as “growing pains” and usually “push through” which most times make it worse. This […]

getty image: He was a fixture at just about every one of his daughter’s games. So it was different that Richard Williams, father of famed tennis superstars Venus and Serena, was not in the stands during his daughter’s Wimbledon championships this past weekend. Well, news just surfaced that the 74-year-old had suffered a stroke. According […]

Men aren’t often proactive in taking care of their health needs and the women in their lives may be the ones who push them to get the medical care they require. But, if you’re a Black man and want to stay healthy, it’s imperative that you take charge of your health and make sure you […]

New research suggests black and white men may be more likely than women to have a silent heart attack — one that doesn’t trigger symptoms such as chest pain and cold sweats — but women may be more likely to die from a silent heart attack. The findings, published Monday in the journal Circulation, also showed […]

The hip-hop community felt the immediate impact from the passing of A Tribe Called Quest member,Malik “Phife Dawg” Taylor. The untimely death took one of hip hop’s greatest voices. The community has also been shaken recently by the passing of the famous hip-hop DJ, Big Kap, who died in February of 2016. He also suffered […]

Let’s tell it like it is: Men don’t always take care of themselves the way they should – and we can prove it. According to a 2011 study, men were more likely to put their health on the backburner and less likely to see a doctor even when they do experience symptoms out of the […]

I’ve had a longstanding professional interest in cultural perspectives on obesity – particularly among African American women. In fact, it was a central focus of my doctoral studies. I conducted my research between 2001 and 2005, but I continue to be intrigued by the social and cultural meanings ascribed to body size and shape. These […]

A new study is weighing-in on the ongoing debate about the health risks of bicycle riding for men. Researchers have found that cyclists who bike…

Men in general aren’t exactly well known for always taking great care of themselves. But, when you think about it, every man owes it to…

Older or younger, you already know you should be working out more. But now, a new study suggests that getting more fit might also reduce…

Father’s Day is just around the corner, which means it’s about that time to get him a special gift. Considering that most men could use…