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Diagnosing and Curing Our Sick Health System

Allen Frances | Posted 12.10.2014 | Politics
Allen Frances

You couldn't invent a worse healthcare system than the nightmare we have created in the U.S. Our medical costs are almost twice as high per person as they are in most other similar countries but produce only mediocre outcomes.

Archbishop Tutu Treated For Prostate Cancer

AP | CHRISTOPHER TORCHIA | Posted 12.10.2014 | Religion

JOHANNESBURG (AP) — South African retired Archbishop Desmond Tutu has canceled travel plans for the rest of the year so he can undergo new treatment...

The Movember Momentum and You: How Mustaches Are Changing Men's Health Beyond Cancer

Julie Chen, M.D. | Posted 01.15.2015 | Healthy Living
Julie Chen, M.D.

It doesn't matter what gender you are. Movember can be a great way to finally allow yourselves or your loved ones to open up and share any health concerns you may have, be they mental, physical, or preventative.

18 Mustache Photos That Remind Us What 'Movember' Is All About

The Huffington Post | Sarah Klein & Damon Dahlen | Posted 11.17.2014 | Healthy Living

If a man in your life is sporting some new facial hair this month, he may not just be too lazy to shave. Once an effort to raise awareness for pros...

Matt Lauer Is My Hero By Not Shaving

Jack Anderson | Posted 01.10.2015 | Healthy Living
Jack Anderson

Here comes Mr. Lauer back into my life again, this time fighting the good fight against cancer for guys everywhere. So, fellas, let's all follow Matt's lead and sprout facial hair of our own this month, and send in your hard earned dollars to fight for our own male cancer cause.

An Open Letter From Yogi Roth to Prostate Cancer

Yogi Roth | Posted 01.03.2015 | Impact
Yogi Roth

I would like to thank you, because without you I would not have had the greatest three weeks of my life.

One Man's Quest for Standardized Electronic Health Records

Claire Fordham | Posted 12.15.2014 | Impact
Claire Fordham

The Kanters' recipe for a long, healthy life is moderation in all things, a good diet and regular exercise. And standardized electronic health records could go a long way toward longer lives for everyone.

Ebola: A Warning That We Need to Vaccinate Ourselves...From Excessive Fear.

David Ropeik | Posted 10.06.2014 | Healthy Living
David Ropeik

Even just worrying too much, for too long, can be a risk, a BIG one. Worrying, biologically, is stress, and chronic stress (lasting more than several days) raises our blood pressure and heart rate, weakens our immune system, and interferes with normal neurotransmitter production.

Can the War on Cancer Be Won? A Surprising Answer

Maria Rodale | Posted 11.14.2014 | Healthy Living
Maria Rodale

I like to talk to patients and ask them how best to explain complicated medical information, so that every individual can have the information he or she needs to make the best decisions for him -- or herself.

Acts of Kindness Change Our World

Marci Schankweiler | Posted 09.28.2014 | Impact
Marci Schankweiler

Sixteen years ago, I was married to a great guy named Pete, my high school sweetheart. And then in our fourth year of marriage, the unimaginable happened.

7 Cancers Linked to Body Fat

Dr. Nalini Chilkov | Posted 09.13.2014 | Healthy Living
Dr. Nalini Chilkov

There is no place to hide. You have got to be svelte if you want to stay healthy and outsmart cancer. And if you have cancer or want to avoid getting...

8 Things Men Do When They Get Cancer

Craig Cooper | Posted 08.30.2014 | Healthy Living
Craig Cooper

Don't wait until you get sick to think about getting healthy, and don't let serious disease be your catalyst to better health. Find your reason to start making better decisions today -- and start taking small steps towards the goal of maximum health.

Happy Birthday, Prostate Cancer, and the Common Good

Jim Wallis | Posted 08.11.2014 | Religion
Jim Wallis

I resolved to operate every day with that recognition of how precious my life and relationships are to me. But have I had unnecessary arguments in my family since then, have I sometimes "sweated the small stuff," or temporarily forgot the lessons I learned from my surgery? Yes. Still human, I'm afraid.

The Quiet Enemy: Non-Cancerous Prostate Growth

Bob Bragar | Posted 07.28.2014 | Healthy Living
Bob Bragar

You might not notice the problem. You write it off to advancing age. You haven't got cancer and you'd rather avoid medical procedures. So you just strain a little harder to pee and think nothing of it. But this partial blockage can be a silent menace that ultimately can cause major problems.

The Avengers Rally Around Father With Cancer

The Huffington Post | Tyler McCarthy | Posted 05.16.2014 | Good News

Cast members from the Marvel Cinematic Universe are proving they don’t need real super powers to do something heroic. Many actors from “The Av...

Talking to College Guys About Cancer Prevention and Men's Health Issues

Gabe Canales | Posted 12.29.2014 | Impact
Gabe Canales

Anyone can make a difference in our world. The young men of One Army are already engaged in service. And everyone has their reasons for serving others.

What Every Man Should Know About Supplements and Cancer

Paul Spector, M.D. | Posted 06.22.2014 | Healthy Living
Paul Spector, M.D.

Supplements are not benign agents that can only help or at worst do nothing. A growing literature suggests that the effect of supplementation is largely defined by the nutrient status of the individual.

Sins of the Father

Doug Bradley | Posted 06.22.2014 | Fifty
Doug Bradley

I share another bond with my father -- prostate cancer, the disease that took his life five years ago at the ripe old age of 89. I'm 66, so depending on how rapidly my cancer is progressing, I may not make it that far. Either way, this legacy is likely the last gift I'll ever receive from my father.

Researchers Find Link Between Chronic Inflammation And Prostate Cancer

The Huffington Post | Anna Almendrala | Posted 04.18.2014 | Healthy Living

Researchers have found a link between chronic inflammation in prostate tissue, which is when the body's immune system is in a constant state of high a...

NSFW: Dudes Are Stuffing Their Penises Into Socks For Cancer Awareness

Posted 03.27.2014 | Weird News

Men, it might be time for you to put your #cockinasock. This week, droves of dudes have been stuffing their penises into socks of all shapes and si...

The Swedish Prostate Cancer Team: Which Cancers Need Surgery and When

Craig Bowron | Posted 05.11.2014 | Healthy Living
Craig Bowron

If war is about understanding your opponent, we are only just beginning to understand the genetic changes that truly define the behavior and malignant potential of a cancerous cell. But we've done enough work to realize that a cancerous cell has more than one mutation.

Surgery Might Help Young Prostate Cancer Patients Live Longer

Posted 03.06.2014 | Healthy Living

By Rachael Rettner, Senior Writer Published: 03/05/2014 05:56 PM EST on LiveScience Young men with early-stage prostate cancer who undergo surge...

Aggressive Prostate Cancer Linked To Mutations In 8 Genes

Posted 02.21.2014 | Healthy Living

By Rachael Rettner, Senior Writer Published: 02/21/2014 07:23 AM EST on LiveScience Men who carry mutations in eight specific genes may have an ...

Can We Unmuddle Mammography?

David Katz, M.D. | Posted 04.22.2014 | Healthy Living
David Katz, M.D.

A new study of mammography, showing lack of survival benefit, has once again muddied these waters and muddled the relevant messaging.

Tools for Fighting Prostate Cancer

Julie Chen, M.D. | Posted 04.11.2014 | Healthy Living
Julie Chen, M.D.

By providing a nutrient-rich environment via our food and supplements and incorporating rest, relaxation, and exercise into our daily life, our body's ability to fight the negative genes in their expression are improved.