Disparities in healthcare for men

Did you know that almost twice as many men as women are dying of heart disease? But, this is not the only statistic that is astounding. Men don’t visit the doctor nearly as much as women. Certain things like getting physical checkups, getting immunized, and getting a good night’s rest can improve the quality of an individual’s health. By not taking care of your diseases and conditions, like diabetes, cardiovascular disease, and obesity, you leave yourself susceptible to many others. Getting regular medical care and treatment can not only protect you, but also protect your family and community.


Contributing Author: Alicia Ma

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