Balls. Nuts. Sack. While there are plenty of nicknames for our hormone-and sperm-producing sex organs, how many guys actually know anything about testicle health? For instance, did you know that testicular cancer is the most common cancer in men younger than age 35?...
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Thank You for Supporting Canadian Men’s Health Week
by menshealthfoundation | Jul 20, 2020 | News
The Canadian Men’s Health Foundation would like to express our gratitude for your participation in the 7th Annual Canadian Men’s Health Week, which took place this year from June 15-21, 2020, leading up to Father’s Day. Even amidst a global pandemic, our momentum...
Fathers And COVID: An Online Focus Group Study
by menshealthfoundation | May 16, 2020 | Events, Mental Health
This new reality of COVID-19 has really shifted things in our lives. With Father’s Day around the corner, we want to know how fathers are doing right now.
BUZZ OFF COVID: Shave Your Head For Men’s Health
by menshealthfoundation | May 9, 2020 | Mental Health, Events
When was the last time you got a proper haircut? We don’t remember either. We’re two months into this lockdown, and, much like our lives, our manes are growing out of control. The time has come for us to buzz off COVID-19.
COVID-19 Avoidance Advice from a Virologist with Coronavirus Experience
by menshealthfoundation | Mar 4, 2020 | Prevention
The Canadian Men's Health Foundation shares some practical advice on prevention from a virologist with coronavirus experience.Take the necessary precautions No handshaking! Use a fist bump, slight bow, elbow bump, etc. Use only your knuckle to touch light switches,...
When it comes to health, men truly are from Mars!
by menshealthfoundation | Jun 29, 2018 | Prevention
You know that old saying “Men are from Mars, Women are from Venus”? Well, when it comes to diagnosing and treating health concerns shared by both sexes, men and women can definitely be worlds apart. It’s a sad fact that Canadian men die younger than women, and have on...
Hits to the Head, a Nod to your Noggin
by menshealthfoundation | Jun 6, 2018 | Prevention
How to get checked for traumatic brain injury Most of the concern around traumatic brain injuries, or TBIs, used to focus on the obvious: skull fractures, brain bleeding, and patients slipping into coma. But after some high-profile concussion lawsuits in professional...
When is the Best Time to Go to the Dentist?
by menshealthfoundation | May 17, 2018 | Prevention
Tooth hurty! Now, how good is your oral health on a scale of 1 to 10? No, this isn’t a question for your exes. We’re talking about your teeth and gums, and it turns out men are way more likely to neglect their pearly whites than women. Most guys understand the basics...
Know Your Nuts!
by menshealthfoundation | Apr 18, 2018 | Prevention
Try to think of a physical like a multi-point inspection at the mechanic. It’s just due diligence, plain and simple. If the mechanic tells you a belt needs tightening, it’s better than blowing the entire engine, right? If you’ve never had a physical, that’s OK!...
Why April Fool’s Day is Good For Your Health
by menshealthfoundation | Apr 3, 2018 | Prevention
Think of the body’s circulatory system like a network of roads –– your blood cells are the vehicles, and your arteries are the roads. Your blood pressure is basically the same: when it’s higher than normal, it pummels the delicate lining of your blood vessels. If you...