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Most important health issues for men during Men's Health Month

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No matter how good he looks on the outside, it’s what’s inside that really counts. You’ve heard that line before, right? Well, this time it’s serious. Consider these statistics:

  • Heart disease is second only to all cancers combined in years of potential life lost for men.
  • Heart disease is the leading cause of death in men; the main form, coronary heart disease, caused 380,000 deaths in 2010.

The estimated economic cost of cardiovascular disease for 2009 was $313 billion:

  • $192 billion in direct health expenditures
  • $121 billion in indirect cost of mortality

Even if a man works out regularly and isn’t overweight, it doesn’t mean he’s the picture of health. There’s a lot he may not know that could mean the difference between life and death. Enjoy this interview (below left side) with fitness expert, Fitz Koehler of, interviewing Dr. Chris Mohr!




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