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A Message from Navy Medicine’s Force Master Chief – Focus on Men’s Health

Every year in June, the United States recognizes Men’s Health Month to heighten awareness of preventable health issues commonly found in men and encourage early detection and treatment of disease. According to the Centers for Disease Control (CDC), the top five leading causes of death among men include heart disease, cancer, unintentional injury or accidents, chronic lower respiratory disease and …

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Get Healthy Like A Man: Overcoming Obstacles

(Editor’s note: Throughout the month of June, Navy Medicine is celebrating Men’s Health Month by urging our male Sailors, Marines, civilians and family members to “Get Healthy Like a Man.” Paul Ross, U.S. Navy Bureau of Medicine and Surgery deputy public affairs officer, will be blogging about living healthy during the month.) By Paul Ross, U.S. Navy Bureau of Medicine …

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Get Healthy Like a Man

By Paul R. Ross, U.S. Navy Bureau of Medicine and Surgery Public Affairs I’m a typical man. I get a monthly manicure. I lather, rinse and repeat. I even cry every time Patrick Swayze hoists up Jennifer Grey at the end of “Dirty Dancing” … err … I mean “Road House” – when he beats up all those guys. So …

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