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The purpose of Men’s Health Week is to heighten the awareness of preventable health problems and encourage early detection and treatment of disease among men and boys. For more information on health at work visit http://www.santia.co.uk/.
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Five urgent male health issues

Five urgent male health issues | Men's Health Week 2013 | Scoop.it
Five health symptoms men shouldn't ignore, including moles, a lump on the testicle, depression, impotence and trouble urinating.
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Men’s Health Week: Health Issue Of The Day (6/13)

Men’s Health Week: Health Issue Of The Day (6/13) | Men's Health Week 2013 | Scoop.it

Believe it or not, Suicide is a huge health issue affecting men across the world. One million people commit suicide around the world every year and the majority of them are men.

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Men's Health Week: facing up to male mental health problems - The Guardian

Men's Health Week: facing up to male mental health problems - The Guardian | Men's Health Week 2013 | Scoop.it

Over the past 30 years three to four times more men have taken their own lives than women, and at no point during this period has the rate of suicide in women been higher than that of men. This raises questions about why we haven't been thinking about the psychological needs of men and boys sooner.

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'My battle with prostate cancer'

'My battle with prostate cancer' | Men's Health Week 2013 | Scoop.it
Darcus Howe of Devil's Advocate raises awareness of how prostate cancer affects members of the black community.
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Alcohol unit calculator - How much are consuming each week?

Alcohol unit calculator - How much are consuming each week? | Men's Health Week 2013 | Scoop.it
A calculator that measures the number of units in alcoholic drinks.
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Male-pattern baldness

Male-pattern baldness | Men's Health Week 2013 | Scoop.it
The causes of and treatments for male-pattern baldness, the most common type of hair loss in the UK, and how to cope if you are going bald.
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Male midlife crisis

Male midlife crisis | Men's Health Week 2013 | Scoop.it
Read about the male midlife crisis and get advice about what to do to improve depression, including regular exercise and seeing a GP.
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Is it the blues or male depression?

Is it the blues or male depression? | Men's Health Week 2013 | Scoop.it
How to spot if a friend may be depressed, and what you can do to help.
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The 100 Best Fitness Tips | Men's Health

The 100 Best Fitness Tips | Men's Health | Men's Health Week 2013 | Scoop.it
Build a powerful body and get in the greatest shape of your life.
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The Grossest Bathroom Stat - Men's Health News

The Grossest Bathroom Stat - Men's Health News | Men's Health Week 2013 | Scoop.it

Researchers trained a dozen college students to snoop on fellow bathroom-goers to see who actually washed. The findings were pretty grim—especially for guys: 15 percent of men didn’t wash their hands at all, and only 50 percent of those who did used soap.

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Men’s Health Week: Health Tip Of The Day (6/12)

Men’s Health Week: Health Tip Of The Day (6/12) | Men's Health Week 2013 | Scoop.it

Even if you have no symptoms, you may still be at risk for heart disease.

 

Risk factors for heart disease include high blood pressure, high LDL cholesterol, smoking, Diabetes, Obesity, Poor diet, physical inactivity and excessive alcohol use.

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Stephen Fry opens a window on to male depression – we must let boys cry

Stephen Fry opens a window on to male depression – we must let boys cry | Men's Health Week 2013 | Scoop.it

The comedian has been outspoken about his battle with depression. But many men struggle to talk due to childhood messages to toughen up.

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Breast cancer in men

Breast cancer in men | Men's Health Week 2013 | Scoop.it
Find everything you need to know about Breast cancer in men including causes, symptoms, diagnosis and treatment, with links to other useful resources.
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Smoking cost calculator

Smoking cost calculator | Men's Health Week 2013 | Scoop.it
NHS smoking calculator works out the financial and physical costs of smoking cigarettes. Provides information on the health benefits of stopping smoking and advice to stopping smoking.
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Men’s Health Week: Health Tip Of The Day (6/11)

Men’s Health Week: Health Tip Of The Day (6/11) | Men's Health Week 2013 | Scoop.it

Tuesday Tip Of The Day: Regular check-ups in your 30′s can help detect Prostate Cancer early.

 

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Sam Allardyce: 'My heart op shock'

Sam Allardyce: 'My heart op shock' | Men's Health Week 2013 | Scoop.it
Football manager Sam 'Big Sam' Allardyce talks about his heart operation, and how regular visits to his GP may have saved his life.
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Fitness test - Find out if you are doing enough physical activity

Fitness test - Find out if you are doing enough physical activity | Men's Health Week 2013 | Scoop.it
Fitness self-assessment designed to check how close you are to meeting recommended physical activity levels. Gives advice as well as providing ideas on how you can increase your activity levels and improve your fitness.
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It's National Men's Health Week: Learn how to lower your risk for diabetes

Men can help reduce their likelihood of developing diabetes with healthy lifestyle changes. Two of these are keeping a healthy weight and getting regular exercise. Father's Day, which wraps up the week, is a great time to put these healthy behaviors into action.

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Men's Health Week - Talk to someone

Men's Health Week - Talk to someone | Men's Health Week 2013 | Scoop.it
Men are being urged to talk about their problems during Men's Health Week as the campaign highlights that 4,500 men kill themselves each year.
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