Men who strongly endorsed old-school notions of masculinity — believing the ideal man is the strong, silent type who doesn’t complain about pain — were only half as likely as other men to seek preventive health care services, like an annual physical or a flu shot, the study found.Click here to access the NYT article.
The analysis is believed to be the first population-based study of men’s masculinity beliefs and preventive health behaviors.
Saturday, August 15, 2009
Every woman on earth already knew this!
(Ok, at least those of a certain age)...From the New York Times article: