National Men’s Health Week

Men have a higher fatality rate than women for every one of the top 10 leading causes of death:

1. Heart disease (78% higher)
2. Cancer (34% higher)
3. Injuries (150% higher)
4. Stroke (12% higher)
5. COPD (43% higher)
6. Diabetes (23% higher)
7. Pneumonia/flu (48% higher)
8. HIV infection (318% higher)
9. Suicide (205% higher)
10. Homicide (253% higher)

The results – men die an average of 5.4 years sooner than women.

Stay aware. Stay healthy.

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