May 4, 1998
"Male Menopause" By Jed Diamond; Sourcebooks Inc. $22.95 357 pages Jed Diamond, a California psychotherapist, advances the theory of male menopause by noting the many changes that men endure between 40 and 55. These include: a drop in hormone production, diminishing sexual vigor and mood swings. Perhaps most comforting to readers are the stories Diamond tells about real men struggling with midlife issues.
June 19, 1992
Shari Roan, in her article on "Working On a Cure for Unequal Medicine," accepts the assumption that we have viewed "women's health as an afterthought or of secondary importance to men's health." She is aware that "women's health care amounts to two-thirds of the nation's annual health bill" but finds nothing noteworthy in spending two-thirds of our resources on the "afterthought." I do not mean to suggest that all of women's concerns are unfounded or that we should not vigorously search for more effective ways to treat diseases that afflict women.
October 3, 2009 |
The Center for Science in the Public Interest believes that many states might be able to close gaps in their budgets by placing a tax on soda and other sugary drinks. The health advocacy group released a study this week that estimates budget-strapped states -- including California -- could generate a combined $10 billion a year by levying a tax of 7 cents per 12-ounce can of Coke or other beverage. Currently, 25 states impose special taxes on sugary drinks. The group, which is lobbying for such taxes and has suggested a national excise tax on sugared drinks, said raising the price of the beverages would reduce consumption.
January 3, 1998 |
In this haven of hard drinking and heavy smoking, where vices are still valued as the measure of a real man, a little political correctness tried to elbow its way into 1998 New Year's parties: The inaugural edition of Men's Health magazine in Russian hit newsstands with musings on the virtues of vegetables, suave conduct at business lunches and tips for tasteful selection of a New Year's gift for the boss.
May 9, 2011 |
How does this play in Peoria? Rep. Aaron Schock (R-Ill.) is taking an unconventional approach to promote a new healthy lifestyles campaign, flaunting his chiseled chest on the cover of the new Men's Health magazine, which declares him "America's fittest congressman. " Schock, who represents central and western Illinois in the House, already had the distinction of being the first U.S. congressman born in the 1980s. The Huffington Post declared him "hottest freshman. " Now, Men's Health says that he's the first politician to ever appear shirtless in the magazine.
June 11, 1997
Men's Maintenance Manual, a free comprehensive directory of health resources for men, is available by calling (800) 955-2002 or by sending a postcard with your name and address to Men's Maintenance Manual, Rodale Press, 14 E. Minor St., Emmaus, PA 18098. The manual, written by the American Academy of Family Physicians and editors at Men's Health magazine, is also available at General Nutrition Center outlets (GNC) during June.