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5 Frightening Men's Health Statistics


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Although both sexes generally share the same path to good health, the road splits when it comes to men and women's individual health needs.

These differences sometimes result in one sex being more at risk of certain illnesses and conditions than the other.

For men, the prevalence of a handful of health statistics may alarm you, as may the relatively low profile of others.

While we navigate a few of the more frightening men's health statistics, keep in mind that correlation does not always imply causation, as it's not always clear what kindles these trends.

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