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Trained Peers Educate and Support Veterans in Self-Management of Hypertension, Leading to Improved Blood Pressure and Weight Loss 09/17/14

Through the Posts Working for Veterans’ Health (more commonly known as POWER) Program, trained peers educate and support veterans in managing their blood pressure during regularly scheduled...

Foundation Develops Community-Based HIV Testing and Partnerships With Medical Homes, Leading to More Timely Linkages to Care for Newly Diagnosed Patients 11/25/13

Recognizing the challenges of the existing system to connect newly diagnosed HIV patients to care, the AIDS Foundation of Chicago developed community-based testing programs and partnerships with...

Free Weekly Clinic for Low-Income, African-American Men Enhances Access to Culturally Appropriate Primary Care, Counseling, and Support Group Services 05/02/13

Project Brotherhood, a nonprofit organization affiliated with Cook County Health and Hospitals System, provides convenient, free primary care, counseling, support group services, and educational...

School-Based Health Centers Enhance Access to Mental Health Services for Adolescents, Particularly African-American and Hispanic Males 02/21/13

In addition to standard primary care services, Connecticut's 78 school-based health centers offer a broad array of confidential mental health services to elementary, middle, and high school...

Hospital HIV Clinic Offers Convenient, Proactive Screening for Anal Cancer, Enabling Identification and Treatment of Precancerous Lesions 02/11/13

The HIV clinic at Jackson Memorial Hospital in Miami, FL, encourages men with HIV to be screened annually for anal cancer and makes it easy and convenient for them to do so by offering all aspects...

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Treatment Options Initiative 09/10/13

These online resources provide information to educate patients about the importance of exploring their treatment options, comparing the benefits and risks of each, and preparing to discuss these options with their health care providers.
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Talking With Your Patients About Screening for Prostate Cancer 07/12/13

This fact sheet for clinicians provides information to guide discussions on prostate-specific antigen screening for prostate cancer with male patients. Based on a comprehensive review of medical evidence, the fact sheet provides screening...

Comparative Effectiveness of Therapies for Clinically Localized Prostate Cancer: Weighing the Options 11/04/11

This tool is an online continuing education program (CME) for physicians, nurse practitioners, physician assistants, pharmacists, nurses, case managers, health educators, and medical assistants. The course addresses key findings and clinical...

Men: Stay Healthy at 50+, Checklists for Your Health 05/26/09

Men can use the checklists in this flyer to help them stay healthy at age 50 and older.

The checklists help answer questions about:

  • What daily steps men can take for good health
  • Whether they need medicines to...
Healthy Men 02/18/09

This Web site encourages men to actively take part in their health care by educating themselves on health care and participating in decisions with their doctor.

The site includes guidance in the following areas:

  • Stay healthy...

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