Tag - Men’s Health

One man’s mission to offer help to male cancer patients

A male breast cancer survivor wants to make sure his fellow men have access to the treatment options needed to win their own fight against cancer. Cecil Herrin joined leaders from the Georgia Cancer Center Thursday to donate $52,134.15 raised during the second annual Cecil Herrin’s Men’s Breast and...

Augusta doctor could be ‘Ultimate Guy’

AUGUSTA, Ga. – Just who is the “ultimate guy” for 2016? Well, it could be Dr. Jedidiah Ballard, according to Men’s Health magazine. Ballard, an an assistant professor of emergency medicine for the Medical College of Georgia at Augusta University, is one of three finalists in the magazine’s annual...

7 ways men can stay healthy

Heart disease, cancer, diabetes, and Alzheimer’s Disease are among the leading causes of death of American men, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. With June being Men’s Health Month, Dr. Joseph Hobbs, chair of Augusta University’s Department of Family Medicine, says there...

Men’s Health magazine: How pooping can kill you

Strange as it may sound, there’s a pretty well established link between bowel movements and death, according to digestive health expert Dr. Satish Rao. Blame a rare condition called defecation syncope, a fancy term for the loss of consciousness, or fainting, that can occur while pooping. You...

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