(image via-flickrArmy-Medicine)

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Bringing you the heart of the matter in LifeCycles by Laurie Edwards-Tate-All about Men’s Health Month.

As the national celebration of Men’s Health Month comes to a close this June, it is critical that the subject of men’s health continues as part of the national health care discussion.

According to Dr. Gremillion, published in menshealthnetwork.org ,

“There is a silent health crisis in America…it’s the fact that, on average, American men live sicker and die younger than American women.”

It is estimated that men die approximately 5 years earlier than women.

Here are morbidity rates by top disease processes which compare men and women, published by Men’s Health Network:

Read more on Laurie’s article at LifeCycles in the Communities Digital News

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