Health Care. Health Insurance. Medicare for All?

There’s nothing more indefinite these days then the interaction of Congress and what they call healthcare. In reality they’re trying to talk about health insurance, but they use the term healthcare to disguise the issues. There’s nothing really wrong with healthcare in America. It is by far the most effective healthcare that can be had…

The American Healthcare Conversation Continues

The country is once again involved in a tortured discussion about what many people call healthcare and how to provide it to the American people. But the discussion is not really about healthcare itself (the United States probably has the best in the world). The discussion is really about health insurance. Health insurance is a…

Testosterone Therapy & Older Men

A few days ago CBS News reported on new findings about testosterone use. The focus seems to be the use of testosterone and its relationship to the “fountain of youth.” Reports stated there was no benefit in cognitive capacity and very little benefit in libido. The physician reporting did say, once again, that there are…

Valentine’s Day Performance

Valentine’s Day will arrive in a few days. If there is one event that is dedicated to love, romance, and sex, Valentine’s Day is the designated national holiday. Men will spend close to $200 to purchase flowers, jewelry, candy, and lingerie for the woman they love, or think they love. In order to maintain peak…

E-cigarettes, Nicotine, & Erectile Dysfunction

The Journal of the American Medical Association recently reported on the cardiovascular effects of e-cigarette smoking. A study of a small group of people indicated that smoking e-cigarette’s had an affect on the sympathetic nervous system leaving to changes in heart rate. This is a small study and more work is needed. However, the liquid…

As Man Thinketh

  We are what we eat… mentally. Trash in, trash out. No different than our physical diet. Enough of the wrong foods and your willie lays flaccid in your drawers (more on that in the section The Doctor Is In). Enough mental trash in—thoughts, pictures, words, attitudes—and you end up with ED: emotional dysfunction; or,…

30,000 American Men Will Die

  Men are frequently accused of not taking responsibility for their own health. One reason, particularly in regard to prostate cancer (PCa) and other male disorders, is a lack of awareness of incident rates, causes and treatment protocols. Other reasons: disinformation, and no societal or media support. Men’s health doesn’t seem to be on anyone’s…

Who Is It Good For?

  In this day and age confronting the subject of human characteristics may be seen by some as controversial, inflammatory, or offensive. Words are easily misinterpreted, quoted out of context, or purposefully misrepresented. I wish the reader to keep the following paragraphs in mind while perusing The Life of Men. This book is not an…