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Men’s health: what the latest research tells us

What puts a man’s health at risk as he gets older? The top risk factors are common and often preventable. However, research suggests that men tend to put less focus on their own health and wellbeing than women. They see the doctor less frequently and are less engaged in preventive health behaviours. From health conditions such as cardiovascular disease, prostate cancer and chronic respiratory disease, to mental health issues such as loneliness - healthy aging threats can be significantly reduced through lifestyle changes such as healthy diet, regular exercise and social engagement.

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DISCLAIMER: Many of our Blog Posts were written before the COVID-19 pandemic and thus do not necessarily reflect the latest public health recommendations. While the content of these blogs identify activities that support optimal aging, it is important to defer to the most current public health recommendations such as social distancing and frequent hand washing. Some of the activities suggested within these blogs may need to be modified or avoided altogether to comply with current social distancing recommendations. To view the latest updates from the Public Health Agency of Canada, please visit their website

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