Men’s health: Beyond heart disease & cancer

Men’s health: Beyond heart disease & cancer

Together, heart disease and cancer account for nearly 50 percent of deaths among American men. In recent weeks, we’ve talked about both, along with unintentional injuries. Now let’s focus on a few more conditions common among men. While the three leading causes of...
Men, stop accidents in their tracks

Men, stop accidents in their tracks

Did you know that unintentional injuries are the third most common cause of death among American men? While the numbers are small compared with heart disease and cancer, accidental injuries cause more than 6 percent of male deaths each year. What exactly is classified...
What men should know about cancer

What men should know about cancer

Cancer may seem like an imposing word, but knowing about the common types of cancer and how to prevent them may help save your life. While heart disease is the leading cause of death among American men, cancer isn’t far behind. According to the Centers for Disease...
Getting to know your liver

Getting to know your liver

When your liver is healthy, you probably never think about it. But when it isn’t, you’ll definitely know. Here’s a look at what you should know about this important organ: The liver is the second largest organ in the body, and it’s located on the right side of the...
Revolutionizing kidney cancer surgery

Revolutionizing kidney cancer surgery

Imagine a kidney cancer procedure that removes cancerous tissue while leaving the rest of the kidney intact. At Erlanger Health System, that procedure is a reality. In the past, if a cancerous spot were found on a kidney, the entire kidney was removed. In the last few...