Men’s Health Month in June: A time to take action

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Good Health for Men Often Depends on Wellness Awareness and Early Screenings (BPT) – The statistics for men’s health are alarming. For men, life expectancy is 76.3 years; for women, it’s 81.2 years. The Kaiser Family Foundation points out that nearly 71 percent of men are at risk of being overweight or obese, compared to…

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Developing a plan to ensure the safest pregnancy, childbirth and recovery

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(BPT) – Many people would be surprised to learn that among developed countries, the United States not only has the highest rate of maternal mortality (death during pregnancy or within one year of birth), but that it increased 56% between 1990 and 2015. The American Society of Anesthesiologists (ASA) says expectant mothers should talk with their obstetrician…

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