Mens Health Archives

A New Year: Focusing on Maintaining Our Temple: Men (week 3)

January 27, 2022

“Do you not know that your bodies are temples of the Holy Spirit, who is in you, whom you have received from God? You are not your own; you were bought at a price. Therefore, honor God with your bodies.” – 1 Corinthians 6:19-20 Paul’s admonition to honor God with our bodies includes every believer,… [Read More]

Men’s Health Matters to All of Us (Part 3)

December 16, 2021

Men’s Health Night III: Real Talk is almost here. It takes place on Friday, December 17, 2021 at 6 p.m. and will set the stage for the next three Men’s Health Nights in the first quarter of the new year. The focus is on men’s minds, bodies and souls, and you’ll hear about the importance… [Read More]

Men’s Health Matters to All of Us (Part 1)

December 2, 2021

Many studies reveal that men typically avoid going to the doctor. One study put the number as high as 60-percent. They would rather do anything, even clean the bathroom, or mow the lawn than go to the doctor. When it comes to mental health, the situation is worse. Men are less likely than women to… [Read More]

Black men’s health—taking care of business

March 11, 2021

By Sandra Millon Underwood, RN, PhD, FAAN Professor, UW-Milwaukee School of Nursing New York Times editor Brent Staples reports that newspapers celebrating unsung Black heroes were for many years “religiously passed from home to home and read aloud in barbershops.” Today, barbershop owners are using their businesses as venues to raise awareness about chronic diseases… [Read More]

Men: Here are five ways stress affects your body

September 19, 2019

According to the Men’s Health Foundation, high stress, poor sleep and eating habits increase the risks of heart disease, type 2 diabetes, obesity, depression, and other mental illnesses in men. It can also cause low testosterone and erectile dysfunction. Men, when it comes down to it, is it really worth it? Here’s what stress can… [Read More]

Black men and healthcare – a broken relationship

May 3, 2018

By: Abdris Elba, B.S. Every year my mother texts or calls to check whether I’ve completed my annual physical, dental cleaning and vision test. Going to the dentist and optometrist has always been easy to complete, but going to the doctor for routine check-ups and blood tests hasn’t been. In my case, accessibility to a… [Read More]