Seven Tips for Men's Health and Safety
Leave the fireworks to professionals - Men represent 72% of injuries from fireworks. If you are going to light them, make sure you have a fire extinguisher nearby and always keep them away from children. Wear your seat belt - You can cut your risk of dying in a car accident in half by just buckling up. Never drink and drive, or get in a car with someone who has.
Be aware at the BBQ - make sure food is cooked at the right temperature by warming up the coals 20 to 30 minutes before starting, and by using a meat thermometer. Be Physically Active - adults who get thirty minutes of physical exercise a day reduce their risk of diabetes, osteoporosis, coronary artery disease, stroke, depression, colon cancer, and premature death.
Prevent Sexually Transmissible Diseases - In 2005, almost three quarters of HIV/AIDS diagnoses were for adolescent boys and adult men. Abstinence is the most effective method of prevention. A monogamous relationship with a partner who has tested negative, and using latex condoms, also reduce the risk. Visit your doctor - Last year, 26% of men said they hadn't had a check up, so if you've avoided making an appointment, go see one.Disclaimer
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