Latest Men's Health Network Stories

2014-06-30 08:29:25

Highlights from Men's Health Month, celebrated each June. WASHINGTON, June 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- As June comes to a close, Men's Health Network (MHN) reflects back on Men's Health Month (MHM) and the 20th anniversary of the Congressional passage of National Men's Health Week (NMHW). Highlights of the month included a special White House briefing recognizing the importance of men's health, the launch of the Men's Health Online Resource Center, and a formal meeting of the Dialogue...

2014-06-10 16:26:46

WASHINGTON, June 10, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Men's Health Network announced today the launch of an online Resource Center dedicated to information about male health. The online repository ­- www.menshealthresourcecenter.com - will function as the most up-to-date, centralized clearinghouse for data and resources targeting male heath issues and concerns across the lifespan. Everything from easy-to-read articles about a wide variety of male health concerns to videos and...

2014-06-09 12:30:07

Dramatic improvement of health outcomes since 1994 WASHINGTON, June 9, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- This year marks 20 years since National Men's Health Week (NMHW) was passed by Congress and signed by President William Jefferson Clinton. NMHW was sponsored by Senator Bob Dole and Congressman Bill Richardson and is celebrated each year as the week that ends on Father's Day, June 9-15 in 2014. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20100604/DC16079LOGO Recognizing that many health...

2014-06-03 12:36:29

WASHINGTON, June 3, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- June is Men's Health Month, and groups across the country are joining Men's Health Network in celebrating this special awareness period. The goal of Men's Health Month is to heighten the public's awareness of the many preventable health problems that affect men and boys. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20100604/DC16079LOGO Communities across the country celebrate Men's Health Month by organizing screenings, health fairs, media...

2014-03-20 20:21:57

The Dialogue on Native Men's Health Continues WASHINGTON, March 20, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The fourth in the Native Men's Health webinar series, Community, Family, and Culture: Protective Factors in the Promotion of Native Men's Health webinar focuses on men's roles as part of community and traditional indigenous culture as positive ways of promoting men's health. The webinar is being hosted by the Indian Health Service (IHS), Men's Health Network (MHN), the Substance Abuse...

Word of the Day
  • Like a worm in form or movement; vermiform; tortuous or sinuous; also, writhing or wriggling.
  • Like the track or trace of a worm; appearing as if worm-eaten; vermiculate.
  • Marked with fine, close-set, wavy or tortuous lines of color; vermiculated.
  • A form of rusticated masonry which is so wrought as to appear thickly indented with worm-tracks.
This word ultimately comes from the Latin 'vermis,' worm.