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Article / Review by on August 23, 2011 – 9:43 pmNo Comments

Men: How Many Candles Will Top Your Final Birthday Cake?

Men: How Many Candles Will Top Your Final Birthday Cake?American men may be living longer than ever, but statistics show they still lag about five years behind women.

So, to equip men with powerful knowledge that could not only add years to their lives, but quality life to their years, the University of Rochester Medical Center is inviting local community men to its eighth annual Men’s Health Day. Set for Sept. 23, the day-long festivities present a unique (non-nagging!) opportunity to learn about health topics ranging from cardiovascular wellness and prostate health to cataract surgery and sleep disorders.

To celebrate, we’ll spend the four weeks leading up to this year’s event featuring men’s health-focused video snippets here on ourScripts blog. This week, urologist and surgeon Dr. Jean Joseph kicks off this mini blog-tour by shedding light on why women so often survive male counterparts.

But please, don’t miss the moral of his story: According to Dr. Joseph, it’s never too late for men to adopt a healthy lifestyle and habits. In fact, you can take a step in the right direction right now – just watch the clip below.

Want to register for this year’s Men’s Health Day event?

Act fast! In 2010, Men’s Health Day sold out, attracting more than 400 men.

In addition to terrific speakers, the day will also include health screenings, hands-on demonstrations, giveaways, healthy snacks, breakfast and lunch, and deluxe raffle prizes. New this year, attendees also can receive an individual analysis of their “gait,” since the way you walk can predict the likelihood of a fall. A flu shot clinic also will be available.

Registration begins Aug. 29 by calling (585) 275-2838. Tickets cost $15 and include breakfast, lunch, giveaways, prizes, and free parking at the Hyatt Regency Rochester (125 Main Street).

For more information, visit www.menshealth.urmc.edu

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*  The above story is adapted from materials provided by University of Rochester Medical Center

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University of Rochester Medical Center

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