Tag Archives: Mens

Black Men’s Distrust of Medical System Harms Their Health

New findings published in the journal Behavioral Medicine reveal that medical mistrust—the deep-seated suspicion of medical organizations—negatively affects Black men’s health, reports UConn Today. For the study, researchers analyzed associations between medical mistrust, perceived racism in health care, everyday racism and preventive health screening delays using data from 610 African-American men age 20 and older.… Read More »

Men’s health: Huge mark-ups for hair on their heads and a bulge in their pants

Startups selling sexual-wellness drugs and treatments for baldness have upended the way medicine is sold over the internet, but their customers are paying heavily marked-up prices. Hims Inc. and Roman Health Medical, two of the most popular of those startups, sell erection and hair-loss drugs. They’re following the pharmaceutical version of a common retail startup… Read More »