Women’s Care

Why is a Man’s Life Expectancy 5 Years Less than a Woman’s?

The average male life expectancy is five years less than females.  Men are also two to four times more likely than women to pass away prematurely from unintentional injury, homicide, and suicide.  These are unfortunate statistics and are based on several complex reasons—both social and biological.  The good news—many of these negatively contributing factors may …

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Getting a Handle on Hypertension [Infographic]

Hypertension is a word used to describe abnormally high blood pressure. High blood pressure increases your risk of developing many serious health problems – including stroke. Our latest infographic covers the basics of hypertension and stroke statistics in the United States and around the world, and the factors that puts individuals at risk. Below, we outline information and statistics that …

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If You’re Diabetic, Foot Care is Important

Diabetes and foot problems often go hand in hand—but they don’t have to. “The development of foot problems is not an inevitable consequence of having diabetes,” said Andrew Boulton, chairperson of the American Diabetes Association’s Foot Council. “Indeed, most foot lesions are preventable.” Across the globe, about a quarter of people with diabetes will develop …

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