NHM Health Focus: Men's Health
Each year, the week up to and including Father's Day is celebrated as National Men's Health Week. The goal of National Mens Health Week is to raise awareness of the importance of early detection and treatment on a broad range of health issues impacting men at work, home, and leisure.
Reliable health resources for men can be found on the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) Web site. Of special interest is the CDC Health Topic Men's Health that links to resources for men ranging from heart disease to water related injuries. A few of the issues impacting men's health currently highlighted by the CDC include:
The "Men's Health Issues" section of MedLine Plus is divided into sub-sections that have information related to the Latest News, Diagnosis and Symptoms, Prevention and Screening, Specific Conditions and much more.
Access Excellence @ the National Health Museum (AE@NHM) offers the following resources useful for understanding topics related to men's health issues: