MHN in the Press

December 20, 2016

Tips to avoid the holiday blues

The six weeks encompassing Thanksgiving, Christmas and New Year’s are for most a magically unique time of year. But for many, the holidays bring hurt. Caused by factors including the weather, separation, death, stress, unrealistic expectations, hyper-sentimentality, guilt or overspending, holiday depression can zap the merriment out of even the most wonderful time of the year. 

Read More in the Richmond Free Press


October 19, 2016

Let’s not forget the Office of Indian Men’s Health
As the Obama administration winds down its eight years of oversight and support of the health care needs of American Indian and Alaska Natives (AI/AN) from federally recognized tribes, a brief reflection on what has been accomplished and what might still be accomplished is worthwhile. Read more on The Hill


October 18, 2016

Nonprofit organizations apply for grant to reduce fatherlessness
Men's Health Network, the Global Initiative for Boys and Men (A project of the Coalition for a White House Council for Boys and Men), and the Center for Divorce Education have applied for the grant to greatly expand two online parent education programs that increase fathers' involvement.


September 29, 2016

Free Prostate Cancer Screening, Sept. 29
September marks Prostate Cancer Awareness Month and to honor this occasion, Knox County Mayor Tim Burchett, Tennessee Men’s Health Network (TMHN), and CAC’s Office on Aging are hosting a free prostate cancer screening on September 29.


August 1, 2016

PHYSICIAN FOCUS: Men, take care of yourselves!
So don't forget that adage about your health. Take steps to reduce your risks. And remember, too, that it's not just about you: your loved ones are counting on you to be there for them. For more information on men's health, visit the Men's Health Network at menshealthnetwork.org.


July 23, 2016
Men's Health Network survey finds men's mental health issues not openly addressed in today's society
"...79 per cent of men feel the issue of men's mental health is not sufficiently addressed in today's society.."
Inside Toronto


June 24, 2016
June focuses on men's health
"The Men's Health Network recommends men get a physical exam every three years from ages 20 to 39, every two years from 40 to 49 and annually after age 50. Men should receive a colonoscopy every three to four years after age 50, according to the network."
St. Joseph News Press


June 23, 2016
Doctors Drive Across Country to Encourage Men to Go to the Doctor's Office
"'I think it's awesome. We are supporters of anything people do around men's health,' Ana Fadich, vice president of the Men's Health Network (MHN), told Healthline."
Healthline


June 22, 2016
Men's Health Month: How Primary Care Providers Can Reduce Gender Health Disparities
"June 1 kicked off the 22nd annual Men's Health Month. Organized by Men's Health Network, a national nonprofit committed to raising health awareness and improving disease prevention among men and boys, Men's Health Month is observed each year with health fairs, fundraisers, social media campaigns, and more."
ajmc.com


June 19, 2016
Knox high school student and his dad start business to support veterans' charities
"For the month of June they are donating 15% of all online sales to the featured nonprofit, Tennessee Valley Coalition for the Homeless, and if shoppers add "Funding MHN" in the address line when they check out, Patriot Threads will donate a further 10% to the Men's Health Network."
Knoxville News Sentinel


June 18, 2016
Men's Health Month is an opportunity to raise awareness
"Furthermore, men are 60 percent more likely to develop heart disease than women, and men are 44 percent more likely to get cancer. According to the Men's Health Network, this is because men are less likely to adopt preventative health measures and are more likely to engage in risky behaviors."
Idaho State Journal


June 17, 2016
Celebrate Father's Day and Men's Health Month in June
"'According to the Men's Health Network, men die of higher rates than women from heart disease, cancer, stroke, COPD (chronic obstructive pulmonary disease), diabetes, kidney and liver disease,' she said."
The Mercury


June 17, 2016
Father's Day: A good time to reflect on men's health
"June is Men's Health Month, a recognition that began after the formation of the Men's Health Network, to raise awareness about men's physical and mental health."
Loveland Reporter-Herald


June 16, 2016
Wear blue Friday in support of Men's Health Week
"According to the Men's Health Network, men make about half as many preventative visits to the doctor as women, and men are more likely than women to be uninsured."
WGNO ABC


June 15, 2016
'Man up' and go to the doctor
"The Men's Health Network is encouraging men to take control of their health."
The Courier


June 14, 2016
Practical Nutrition: A Father's Day reminder for the men in your life: take care of your health
"When was the last time the man in your life had a physical? According to the Men's Health Network, men make half as many visits to a doctor for health maintenance or prevention each year compared with women."
Richmond Times-Dispatch


June 13, 2016
Man up for National Men's Health Month: Make your health a priority
"As Dr. David Gremillion of the Men's Health Network says, 'There is a silent health crisis in America... it's the fact that, on average, American men live sicker than American women.'"
AL.com


June 5, 2016
It's Men's Health Month: Just What Does That Mean and Who's Behind It?
"'The goal of Men's Health Month is to encourage men and boys to take care of their health and to heighten the public's awareness of the many preventable health problems that affect them and their families.' The Network stated in a press release."
American News Report


June 4, 2016
HELP: Men their own worst enemy
"The Men's Health Network cites data showing that men make half as many preventive care doctor's visits as women."
Herald-Zeitung Online


June 3, 2016
Celebrating Men's Health Month in June
"Men's Health Month and Men's Health Week are sponsored by Men's Health Network (MHN), which maintains a list of experts and spokespersons on all areas of male health and wellness, including fatherhood issues."
Black Enterprise


June 2, 2016
June is Men's Health Month
"'These efforts reach men where they live, work, play, and pray,' said Ana Fadich, Vice President of Men's Health Network (MHN), in a news release. MHN organizes Men's Health Month events nationwide and provides brochures and other resources."
American Pharmacists Association


May 11, 2016
Author inspires men to take health issues seriously
"He is pleased with the response the book is getting and it has the support of the Canadian Cancer Society and the Men's Health Network."
CTV Calgary News


March 14, 2016
Calgary writer tackling men's health through easy-to-read, comical book
"All proceeds are donated from the book will go to the Canadian Cancer Society and the Men's Health Network."
Metro News


March 9, 2016
Endo Throws Men a Curve With Campaign Around Peyronie's Disease
"Endo Pharmaceuticals has joined with the non-profit Men's Health Network and enlisted ESPN sportscaster and physician Jerry Punch for an unbranded "Ask About the Curve" campaign aimed at getting what they say are up to one in 10 men with the problem to ask doctors about it."
Ad Age


October 27, 2015
Federal budget proposal sparks debate on site-neutral provider payments
"According to the White House Office of Management and Budget, savings proposed in the budget come 'primarily from reforms to health programs, our tax code, and immigration.'"
State of Reform


Sept. 15, 2015
Men's health summit
"The month of September is designated for Prostate Cancer Awareness, and The Tennessee Men's Health Network, West Tennessee Healthcare and state Rep. Jimmy Eldridge hope area men will join the discussion when the Jackson Men's Health Summit is held at the LIFT Wellness Center on Sept. 25."
The Jackson Sun


Sept. 8, 2015
A Portfolio To Support Cancer Treatments In Time For Prostate Cancer Awareness Month
"In a recent press release, the Men's Health Network explained, 'Prostate cancer is the most common cancer in males with one in seven men diagnosed in their lifetime, and an even higher incident rate among certain populations including African American men.'"
Benzinga


Sept. 3, 2015
Men's Health Network launches new website on prostate health
"A new website has been launched by Men's Health Network to celebrate Prostate Health Month this September."
Maine News


Sept. 3, 2015
Guys: Before You Watch Football, Get a Prostate Checkup
"Men's Health Network recommends that all men talk to their doctors by age 50 about getting screened, and those at a higher risk (including African American men and men with a family history) have this discussion by age 40."
Live Science


June 25, 2015
Ask Mr. Dad: Why men's health is a woman's issue
"Learn everything you can about men's health – conditions, symptoms, risk factors, screenings and treatments – and pass that information on to your husband and sons. You can get all of that information from Men's Health Network at menshealthnetwork.org"
The Herald


June 24, 2015
4 Tips For Health Professionals During Men's Health Month
"Men should always be working to maintain healthy lifestyles with nutritious diets and regular exercise to ensure that their overall health is in check. However, Men's Health Network noted that certain conditions are more prevalent in men, which patients and their doctors should keep an eye on through regular appointments."
Sunrise Senior Living


June 21, 2015
Keeping men healthy
"A study by Men's Health Network showed that 79 percent of men found it easier to take care of their cars than their health."
Chicago Tribune


June 4, 2015
En el Mes de la Salud Masculina muchos hombres deberían hacerse un chequeo médico
"Según Ana Fadich, vicepresidenta de la organización Men's Health Network, esta campaña busca informar a hombres para que se ocupen de su salud."
El Vocero Hispano


May 14, 2015
22 Subtle Signs Your Boyfriend Is Unhealthy
"Midnight bathroom runs don't just disrupt your beauty sleep — they could be a symptom of kidney, bladder, or penis infection; renal stones; a tumor; diabetes; or prostate disease, says David Gremillion, M.D., a men's health expert affiliated with Men's Health Network and professor at University of North Carolina School of Medicine."
Cosmopolitan


May 12, 2015
Prostate cancer treatment options: when less is more
"Your Prostate Your Decision was created in response to a national survey conducted by Kelton Research and supported by Men's Health Network (MHN), Prostate Health Education Network (PHEN), ZERO – The End of Prostate Cancer and Genomic Health."
NewsOK


Nov. 18, 2014
Manning Up for Men's Health Awareness
"ABC News' Health Twitter chat on Tuesday focused on getting the word out on ways men can close the health gap."
ABC News


Nov. 15, 2014
Health fair at Ford Field focuses on keeping men fit
"The event, hosted by the Michigan Institute of Urology Men's Health Foundation, is supported by Men's Health Network, a Washington, D.C.- based nonprofit promoting better awareness of men's health issues."
Detroit Free Press


November 13, 2014
Men to gather at Ford Field to talk about health
"The Men's Health Event last year drew 6,000 to Ford Field downtown — one of the largest of a growing number of such gatherings in workplaces, churches, sports venues, community buildings and on college campuses. They're supported by Men's Health Network, a Washington-based nonprofit promoting a better awareness of men's health issues."
Detroit Free Press


Nov. 4, 2014
Rugby, the 'sleeping giant' sport, awakens in U.S.
"Because rugby is such a physically demanding sport, USA Rugby teamed with Astellas Pharm US and the Men's Health Network to offer free health screenings near campus during their Oct. 27 practice to emphasize the importance of regular checkups."
UIC News Center


October 24, 2014
USA v All Blacks is officially SOLD OUT!
"On match day, the #USAvAllBlacks Fan Fest will help kick off the festivities in Soldier Field's Stadium Green. Fans can interact with rugby activities from AIG, Heathrow Express, World Rugby Shop, and Smith & Forge Hard Cider, while Astellas Pharma US, Inc., and Men's Health Network will provide free health screenings."
ChicagoNow


July 14, 2014
How to Get a Man to Go to the Doctor
"'When we are raising our sons, we tell them that 'big boys don't cry' or to 'suck it up,' says Ana N. Fadich, MPH, CHES, vice president of the Men's Health Network."
Yahoo! Beauty


June 13, 2014
Men's Health Week: Prostate Cancer Demystified, From Trouble Urinating To Biopsies
"Each year, in the week leading up to Father's Day, the Men's Health Network celebrates Men's Health Week. This year is the 20th anniversary, and what better way to spend it than by engaging in a frank discussion of the walnut-shaped gland surrounding a man's urethra?"
Medical Daily


June 12, 2014
Men's Health Month in June encourages screenings to prevent disease
"In an effort to heighten the awareness of preventable health problems, and encourage early detection and treatment of disease among men, Men's Health Network has designated June Men's Health Month."
NJ.com


June 12, 2014
5 Bogus Excuses Men Make for Not Taking Care of Themselves
"There are lots of reasons why men don't take the initiative to delve into self-care."
Everyday Health


June 10, 2014
Men's health issues In Tennessee vary widely based on race, ethnicity and geographic region; 2014 Report Card shows progress
"New partnerships with the Men's Health Network and other local and national groups are providing support services in communities across the state for Tennesseans trying to make personal lifestyle changes."
Vanderbilt University


June 10, 2014
Men: Take control of your health - present and future
"Join us at HHS in supporting the Men's Health Network's Wear Blue campaign to raise awareness of men's health issues."
The Huffington Post


June 5, 2014
Tinder's "Nurse Nicole" doesn't want to flirt, she wants to save your life
"'Men notice when their car doesn't perform properly, but they don't always listen when their body tells them it's time to see a doctor,' Dr. Salvatore Giorgianni, science advisor to Men's Health Network said in a news release."
CBS News


May 29, 2014
Men urged to take charge of their health
"There's also the national Men's Health Network, which has been urging men to take better care of themselves since the '90s.  Men need to "take more initiative in their health and understand that their health is not just their own, but it's their family's health," said Ana Fadich, vice president of the network, a national nonprofit that promotes preventive medicine."
The Courier-Journal


May 21, 2014
Alumni Association Names Distinguished Alumni
"Milstein currently serves on a dozen committees and advisory boards devoted to professional service, including the American College Health Association (ACHA) Sexual Health Education and Clinical Care Coalition Committee, the Board of Directors for the Foundation for the Scientific Study of Sexuality and the Men's Health Network Advisory Board.."
SUNY Cortland


March 6, 2014
FDA Approves Endo's Aveed Testosterone Replacement
"'Men's Health Network is pleased to see the FDA approval of a new treatment for hypogonadism as we believe men with this condition should have access to a broad range of treatment options…'"
Drug Discovery & Development


Feb. 26, 2014
Male Eating Disorders Highlighted by Men's Health Group
Stone Heart Health


Feb. 25, 2014
2014 Marks The 50th Anniversary of American Heart Month
North Dallas Gazette / Staff

Feb. 3, 2014
February is Low Vision Awareness Month
Houston Style Magazine / Jo-Carolyn Goode



Nov. 25, 2013
Avoiding the Holiday Blues
Taunton Daily Gazette / Alphonso Gibbs, Jr.

Nov. 14, 2013
Healthy Holiday Eating
OurWeekly Los Angeles / Janet H. Matope

Oct. 27, 2013
Why Won’t The Man in Your Life Go To The Doctor?
Metro / Maja Lundager Pedersen

Oct. 23, 2013
Internet Drug Purchases Could Be Harmful To Your Health
EmaxHealth / Robin Wulffson, MD

Oct. 7, 2013
If You Love Your Prostate Then Take This Test
InsightNews.com / Men's Health Network

Oct. 3, 2013
Millions Of People Expected To Use Health Insurance Marketplaces In 2014
Auto-Mobi.info


Oct. 1, 2013

Champions for Coverage help Americans understand the Health Insurance Marketplace 

Rushville Republican


Sept. 30, 2013

Looking For Insurance On The Exchanges If You Have Cancer 

Daily Kos / Shari


Sept. 27, 2013

September is Prostate Cancer Awareness Month 

The Rancher / James Morning


Sept. 25, 2013

New Checklist Tool Launched to Help People Evaluate Plans on Health Insurance Marketplaces 

Digital Journal


Sept. 16, 2013

7 Critical Health Realities Men Face Today 

The Goodmen Project / Jed Diamond, Ph.D.


Sept. 12, 2013

4 Ways Hospitals Can Improve Marketing 

Fierce Healthcare /  Alicia Caramenico


Judy Seals-Togbo Interviewed at a Men's Health Fair Held at Lift Wellness Center


Brandon Leonard, Men's Health Network Interviewed on TV About Men's Health Under the Affordable Care Act


Men's Health Month Celebrations Featured in the News


Janet Matope, Director of Community Outreach, MHN rocks men's health on SwaysUniverse


Standard Speaker: This June, Take the Time to Focus on Men's Health and Awareness


Gloucester Times: Give Dad Gift of Health For Father's Day: Schedule Doctor's Visit


Men's Health Week, culminating on Father's Day, Focuses on Wellness & Prevention


Inland Valley News Features Men's Health Network and Men's Health Week


Houston Style Magazine Featured Gov. Perry's Proclamation for Men's Health Week in Texas


Daily Herald Shines the Spotlight on Men's Health Network's "Breathe Easy" Guide on COPD


Men's Health Network's "Breathe Easy" Guide Featured On Washington Post


Men's Health Braintrust Publishes 'A Framework for Advancing the Overall Health and Wellness Of America's Boys and Men'


Breaking Our Silence On Pain


'Drive For Five' Men's Health Campaign With Terry Labonte


Moustaches and pancakes help raise awareness for prostate and testicular cancer


Planned Parenthood is the place to go for men’s health issues


How to Help Men Become Good Health Consumers