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Mass. Legislators Approve Funding for Prostate Health Awareness

LOCAL | By Winnie McCroy | Jul 7
On June 30, The Massachusetts’ House of Representatives and Senate created a new education and awareness program dedicated to prostate cancer.

Drinking Linked to Faster Mental Decline in Men

HEALTH | By Malcolm Ritter | Jan 17
Middle-aged men risk a faster mental decline as they age if they’ve been drinking heavily for years, new research suggests.

The Danger of Asymptomatic HPV in Gay Men

HEALTH | By Lindsay King- Miller | Aug 5
HPV infects just as many men as women, and is the most common of all sexually transmitted infections. It can be especially dangerous when paired up with HIV.

Jet-Setting Your Way to Healthier Skin

Winter is a great time to travel but changes in climate and humidity can put additional stress on your skin. Dermatologist Dr. Rebecca Baxt shares must-know travel tips for EDGE readers that will keep you looking fresh .

New Drug May Help with Premature Ejaculation

HEALTH | By Kilian Melloy | May 25
A new pharmaceutical might soon offer hope to millions of men suffering from a problem that can lead to anxiety, embarrassment, and frustration: Premature ejaculation.

High exposure to BPA linked to low sperm count

HEALTH | By Lindsey Tanner | Oct 29
Chinese factory workers exposed to high levels of the plastics chemical BPA had low sperm counts, according to the first human study to tie it to poor semen quality.

Cancer society casts more doubt on prostate tests

HEALTH | By Mike Stobbe | Mar 4
Months after experts discounted the importance of routine mammograms and Pap smears for many women, the American Cancer Society is warning more explicitly than ever that regular testing for prostate cancer is of questionable value too, and can do men more harm than good.

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