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Wealth Wise Wednesday: Movember

| November 28, 2018

Did you know...

The average life expectancy for men in the United States is almost 5 years less than women.

In the U.S., 1 in 9 men will be diagnosed with prostate cancer in their lifetime.

Testicular cancer is the most commonly diagnosed cancer in young men.

Globally every minute a man dies by suicide. Six out of 10 suicides are men.

“Movember” is an awareness campaign to bring men’s health issues to the forefront to change the face of men’s health literally and figuratively.   

By growing facial hair during the month of November, men are starting the conversation about the importance of taking proactive measures to protect their health.

Why bring attention to men’s health?

Men do not openly discuss their health and how they’re feeling.

Men are 24% less likely than women to have visited a doctor in the past year.

There is a lack of awareness and understanding of the health issues men face.

The stigma surrounding mental health makes men reluctant to take action when they don’t feel physically or mentally well.

We want ALL the Men in our lives to have EPPIC™ Health.  Be More Healthy Wealthy and Wise™ by scheduling your doctor appointments and discussing the importance of men’s physical and mental health with your male friends and family members today!

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