The organization assists wounded, ill and injured veterans live as independently as possible.
In 2006, The New York Times published an article about the poor state of men’s health. Unfortunately, little has changed. These are highlights from “Health Disparities Persist for Men, and Doctors Ask Why”: Research based on a 2000 survey by the Commonwealth Fund found that almost a quarter of all men had not seen a…
The suicide rate among American men is about four times higher than among women.
Over 39 million American men (1 in 3) suffer from heart problems. Each year, just under half a million of them die of cardiovascular disease.
Men die younger than women, and they are more burdened by illness during life.
In “Why Men Die First,” Marianne Legato, M.D., examines the reasons that men are more susceptible to illness.