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|Men - It's Time to Talk About Your Health - 10/29/2012|
Three programs on men's health will be presented throughout the month of November. Bring your lunch, bring your spouse, bring your friends, bring your questions, but don't miss out on these men's health topics presented by local physicians.
All presentations are from 12:15-12:45 pm to all time for you to leave and return to work within an hour. All presentations also will be held in Conference Room B of Henry County Hospital - across from the cafeteria. Bring your lunch, or pick up something from the cafeteria.
END THE DEBATE: 3 Reasons To Do a PSA
Presented by Dr. David Hall, Urologist
Tuesday, Nov. 6
MEN & FATIGUE: Why Am I So Tired?
Presented by Dr. Kevin Luksus, Family Medicine
Friday, Nov. 9
PREVENTATIVE HEALTH: It''s a Man''s Duty
Presented by Dr. Adam Rosenfeld, Family Medicine
Tuesday, Nov. 13
Thankfully, most men's health threats are largely preventable. At the top of the list: heart disease, cancer and unintentional injury.
Understanding health risks is one thing; taking action to reduce those risks is another. It's important for men, as well as women, to make healthy lifestyle choices, such as:
So what can men do?
- Eating a healthy diet
- Staying physically active
- Quitting smoking
- Getting regular checkups
You can lead by example and remind your friends to make healthy choices and plan activities that keep you physically active, too.
What can women do?
Encourage the men in your life to live a healthy lifestyle and get medical attention when needed. Remind him his children will be influenced by the example he sets when forming life-long health habits. And agree on an exercise routine that involves, and is enjoyable to the both of you.