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For the men's lifestyle magazine, see Men's Health (magazine).

Men's health refers to health issues specific to human male anatomy. These often relate to structures such as male genitalia or to conditions caused by hormones specific to, or most notable in, males.

In the UK, the Men's Health Forum was founded in 1994. It was established originally by the Royal College of Nursing but became completely independent of the RCN when it was established as a charity in 2001. The first National Men’s Health Week was held in the USA in 1994. The first UK week took place in 2002, and the event went international the following year. In 2005, the world’s first professor of men’s health, Alan White, was appointed at Leeds Metropolitan University in north-east England.

In Australia, the Men's Health Information and Resource Centre advocates a salutogenic approach to male health which focuses on the causal factors behind health. The Centre is led by Professor John Macdonald and was established in 1999. The Centre leads and executes Men's Health Week in Australia with core funding from the NSW Ministry of Health.

In 2000, the Toronto Men's Health Network was founded by Joe Jacobs, who helped bring attention to the importance of Men's Health in Canada's largest city. The organization has held Men's Health Forums annually, including 2005 where the guest speaker, Canadian Senator Dr. Wilbert Keon, spoke of the importance of men's cardiovascular health. The organization has since been chaired by Ted Kaiser, Elaine Sequeira, Dr. Don McCreary and Donald Blair. Presently, the organization is being led by James Hodgins. It remains the oldest and most recognized Men's Health advocacy organization in Canada, with other organizations starting to appear in British Columbia and the Maritime provinces.

In the United States, men's health issues are raised by, among others, Men's Health Network (MHN). MHN is a non-profit educational organization comprising physicians, researchers, public health workers, other health professionals, and individuals. MHN is committed to improving the health and wellness of men, boys, and their families through education campaigns, data collection, surveys, toll-free hotlines, and work with health care providers. MHN conducts screenings in the workplace and at public venues, sponsors conferences and symposia, and promotes awareness periods such as Men's Health Month and Men’s Health Week.

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Longview Daily News
Wed, 20 Aug 2014 20:00:00 -0700

So when Men's Health — a national magazine with an audience of more than 13 million people — called in April to feature the Longview man, he wasn't fazed. The story, published in the September issue, has thrust Pete into the national spotlight of TV ...
Contra Costa Times
Tue, 19 Aug 2014 11:25:49 -0700

PITTSBURG -- A regional health fair aimed at the specific needs of men has been postponed. The East County Men's Health and Wellness Fair is being hosted by Contra Costa Health Services, once scheduled for 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday at the Pittsburg ...
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It's no secret that men are less likely to take care of health needs than women. "One of the biggest reasons men don't seek healthcare is because they don't want to sit in a waiting room full of women," said men's health specialist Dr. Curtis Chastain.

The Guardian

The Guardian
Thu, 14 Aug 2014 05:57:31 -0700

In a sector where only Esquire avoided a year-on-year drop, Hearst-Rodale's Men's Health had an average monthly sale of 196,894 in the first six months of this year, down 3.4% on the same period in 2013, according to the latest Audit Bureau of ...

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Daily Mail
Fri, 15 Aug 2014 05:05:28 -0700

I've been given a deadline of September 6 to get back to Men's Health cover shape. Back in December last year I got into my best shape ever and made the cover of the top fitness magazine, weighing in a 12st 8lbs and 8 per cent body fat. I was ripped.
The Australian Financial Review
Tue, 19 Aug 2014 12:07:30 -0700

There's a new skirmish in the men's health community. It's about whether testosterone supplementation increases cardiovascular risk. Last November, the esteemed Journal of the American Medical Association (JAMA) published a study that contradicted ...

Vancouver Sun

Vancouver Sun
Thu, 21 Aug 2014 18:07:30 -0700

A men's health fair on the Downtown Eastside attracted 150 participants Thursday to be tested for oral cancers, depression, sexually transmitted infections or prostate disease. The third such event by the DUDES Club — short for the Downtown Urban ...

The New Yorker

The New Yorker
Wed, 30 Jul 2014 05:33:45 -0700

'The glass ceiling has been broken; now there's a health center just for men.' … NYU Langone's center opened six months ago.” —the Times. I looked over at my crumpled bicycle—I could barely move a muscle. Suddenly, a stout man with a big, bushy ...

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