Health Links

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Men

  • DrugWatch.com
  • Mayoclinic.com

    Mayo Men's Health Center, accessible by clicking the men's health link under Health Centers on the clinic's main site, offers information on prostate health, sexual health and diseases, including a "Find It Fast" link to sections on issues like infirtility and erectile dysfunction. Mayo experts offer up guidance on issues ranging from male depression to the dangers of belly fat.

  • Menshealth.com

    The Web site of the popular Men's Health magazine offers free access to articles about men's health issues, such as a list of America's top doctors for men. With a focus on fitness and training, the site offers guides to the workouts used by firefighters and the Marine Corps and downloadable exercise videos.

    Site offers for free health newsletters, and "MH Blogs" by staff experts including one who explains daily health headlines.

  • consumer.gov/health.htm

    The one-stop-shopping site for all of the federal government's health-related information links users to men's health resources including the National Library of Medicine's Medline Plus consumer site, and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention; also links to Food and Drug Administration and other agencies with information on the latest dietary guidelines, prescription drugs, chronic diseases like diabetes, current infectious threats, and insurance and health coverage information including veterans' benefits.

  • Americanheart.org

    Advocacy groups often have the best information on their sites about specific diseases and conditions, such as the American Cancer Society and the American Diabetes Association. The American Heart Association site provides information on heart disease and stroke, including help for patients who want to learn more about their risk or manage their condition. "Heart Profilers" interactive tools help make treatment decisions on conditions including atrial fibrillation, coronary artery disease and high blood pressure.

  • Familydoctor.org

    The consumer site of the American Academy of Family Physicians allows users to search by symptoms for possible diagnosis, suggestions for self care, and when it might be necessary to see a doctor. Offers help finding a family doctor by ZIP Code, a body-mass-index calculator, and sections on subjects ranging from prostate health, to athlete's foot.

  • Prostatecancerfoundation.org

    The Web site of the non-profit Prostate Cancer Foundation (formerly CapCure, started by former junk-bond king Michael Milken) funds research into prostate cancer, and provides comprehensive information on risk factors, detection and screening, diagnosis and treatment, questions to ask the doctor, and guidelines on how to live with the disease.

  • webmd.com

    Medical Web site WebMd, supported by advertising, has a men's health page with text and videos on issues ranging from hair loss and plastic surgery for men, to sex and intimacy; also provides information on diseases and conditions, and an interactive symptom checker for aches and pains in various body parts. Discussion boards on exercise and fitness, and skin-care tips for men; support groups on weight loss and prostate cancer.

  • revolutionhealth.com

    The new site of Revolution Health, a new ad-supported venture of AOL founder Steve Case, offers a home page for men, includes a novel treatment-rating service letting users of the site post their own ratings of treatments, drugs and medical services (which the site cautions are not a substitute for medical advice). "Men's Health 101" section includes top men's screening tests. Registered members can chart their weight, track fitness regimens; calculators include 10-year heart attack and stroke risk.

  • Menshealthnetwork.org

    The nonprofit group advocates the formation of a federal office for men's health and sponsors men's health week (June 11 this year) to heighten the awareness of preventable health problems and encourage early detection and treatment of disease among men and boys. Offers free download of 76-page book, Blueprint for Men's Health: A Guide to a Healthy Lifestyle.

  • 4woman.gov/mens

    Even though there isn't yet an Office of Men's Health, the Office of Women's Health provides information on the top issues in men's health. But also about issues that affect the people living with them including "aging male syndrome"—the changes that happen to men between 35 and 65 as testosterone levels decline—and loss of libido. The site also has links to additional resources on mental health, violence prevention and substance abuse.

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Locations

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2424 Reedie Drive,
Wheaton, Maryland 20902
301-962-6173

Olney

18111 Prince Philip Dr.
Olney, Maryland 20832
Suite 312
301-260-1073