Men's Health

Know Your Risk for Colorectal Cancer
Colorectal cancer is the third-leading cause of cancer-related death in the United States. That’s why all adults aged 50 and older — and some younger adults, depending on their risk factors — should receive regular colorectal screenings, including a colonoscopy. Take a free online risk assessment from Tanner now to know your risk.

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Tanner CEO Celebrated by Statewide Hospital Association
Loy Howard, president and CEO of Tanner Health System, has been recognized as CEO of the Year by the Georgia Alliance of Community Hospitals (GACH). The alliance recognized Howard during its 35th annual meeting, held Oct. 10 through Oct. 12 at the Ritz-Carlton Reynolds, Lake Oconee.
 
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Tanner Offers Free Prostate Cancer Screenings in November
Tanner Health System is partnering with the physicians at West Georgia Urology this November to offer free prostate cancer screenings to area men. Prostate cancer is the second most common cancer among men, and the second-leading cause of cancer-related death.
 
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How Much He Sleeps May Affect His Stroke Risk

WEDNESDAY, Oct. 3, 2018 -- Getting too little or too much sleep can affect stroke risk, depending on a man's race, researchers say.

"These results suggest that short and long sleep duration may have different consequences for people depending on race and sex," said study author Virginia Howard, from the University of Alabama at Birmingham.

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Viagra Linked to Trouble With Color Vision: Report

MONDAY, Oct. 1, 2018 -- High doses of the impotence drug commonly known as Viagra can cause damage to the eye's retina that results in irreversibly tinted vision, researchers contend in a case study.

"People who depend on colored vision for their livelihood need to realize there could be a long-lasting impact of overindulging on this drug," said lead investigator Dr. Richard Rosen. He directs retina services at the New York Eye and Ear Infirmary of Mount Sinai, in New York City.

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