At birth, males outnumber females. For every 100 baby girls, 105 baby boys are born. Yet by age 35, women outnumber men. How can that be? In every age group, men are at greater risk for death than women.
Here are a couple other eye-opening facts about the current status of men’s health:
Every June, the United States celebrates Men’s Health Month to raise awareness of facts like these and encourage earlier detection and treatment of disease in men and boys. Events around the country seek to get the attention of men and urge them to seek regular medical advice and timely healthcare treatment.
Looking to enhance your recognition of Men’s Health Month on a personal or organizational level? Consider these easy, quick and effective possibilities. They just might save a life.
How are you celebrating Men’s Health Month? We’d love to hear your ideas for simple-yet-effective ways to raise awareness of the importance of men’s health.