Men's health

FILE - In an April 29, 2006 file photo, Hugh Masekela performs during the 2006 New Orleans Jazz and Heritage Festival in New Orleans. A family statement issued on Twitter Tuesday Jan. 23, 2018, says South African jazz musician and anti-apartheid activist Hugh Masekela, 78, passed away in Johannesburg after a lengthy battle against prostate cancer. (AP Photo/Jeff Christensen, File)
January 23, 2018 - 2:03 pm
JOHANNESBURG (AP) — Hugh Masekela, the legendary South African jazz musician and anti-apartheid activist, has died after a decade-long fight with cancer. He was 78. Often called the "Father of South African jazz," Masekela died in Johannesburg after what his family said Tuesday was a "protracted...
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November 26, 2017 - 8:12 pm
STOCKTON, Calif. (AP) — Jahil Tripp had nine points, nine rebounds and a career-best 11 assists and five other players scored in double figures to help Pacific beat Canisius 80-58 on Sunday in the Men Against Breast Cancer Showcase. Anthony Townes had 14 points, Miles Reynolds, Jack Williams and...
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November 26, 2017 - 1:23 am
STOCKTON, Calif. (AP) — Isaiah Reese hit five 3-pointers and finished with 19 points, seven rebounds and six assists, Takal Molson also scored 19 points and Canisius beat Arkansas-Pine Bluff 81-58 on Saturday night at the Men Against Breast Cancer Showcase. Reese and Molson each shot 7 of 10 from...
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November 25, 2017 - 1:53 am
STOCKTON, Calif. (AP) — Isaiah Reese scored seven of his 16 points during a 12-0 fourth-quarter run and Canisius turned back Texas State 68-62 at the Men Against Breast Cancer Showcase. Reese took over with the Golden Griffins (2-3) trailing by two. The sophomore guard hit a jumper to knot the...
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November 06, 2017 - 11:16 am
DOTHAN, Ala. (AP) — A third person has pleaded guilty to conspiracy to make and distribute anabolic steroids and fake drugs to treat infertility, acne and erectile dysfunction. They were marketed online under the brand name "Future Pharma." United States Postal Inspectors found fake ingredients...
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In this photo taken Tuesday, Sept. 26, 2017, health worker Sylvia Marettah Katende displays reproductive health products and information at a family planning exhibition in Kampala, Uganda. Over half of the world's population growth between now and 2050 will take place in Africa and Uganda, a leader in taking on global health issues like AIDS, is turning to "champion men" to promote vasectomies in family planning. (AP Photo/Stephen Wandera)
November 03, 2017 - 5:30 am
KAMPALA, Uganda (AP) — When Martin Owor, a father of six, told his wife he was considering having a vasectomy, she told him it was out of the question. How would they live as husband and wife after his surgical sterilization? But after a long conversation about growing up poor, the Ugandan man went...
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October 07, 2017 - 9:35 am
JOHANNESBURG (AP) — South African musician Hugh Masekela says he is canceling commitments in the near future because he needs all his energy to continue treatment for prostate cancer. The jazz trumpeter said in a statement Saturday that he started treatment in 2008 after doctors found a "small '...
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July 20, 2017 - 6:53 pm
GRAND PRAIRIE, Texas (AP) — A Texas coffee company is recalling one of its roasts because it was making some men a bit too excited. Bestherbs Coffee LLC issued the voluntary recall for its New of Kopi Jantan Tradisional Natural Herbs Coffee after the U.S. Food and Drug Administration found it...
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FILE - In this Oct. 13, 2009 file photo, a surgeon performs robotic prostate surgery on a patient in Chicago. According to a report released on Wednesday, July 12, 2017, long-term results comparing different approaches for men with cancers confined to the prostate show that after 20 years, death rates were similar for those who had immediate surgery as for those initially assigned to monitoring. (AP Photo/M. Spencer Green)
July 12, 2017 - 6:23 pm
The biopsy shows cancer, so you have to act fast, right? Not necessarily, if it's a prostate tumor. Men increasingly have choices if their cancer is found at an early stage, as most cases in the U.S. are. They can treat it right away or monitor with periodic tests and treat later if it worsens or...
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June 19, 2017 - 6:40 am
(The Conversation is an independent and nonprofit source of news, analysis and commentary from academic experts.) Greg Hall, Case Western Reserve University (THE CONVERSATION) With the availability of home genetic testing kits from companies such as “23andMe” and “Ancestry DNA,” more people will be...
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