Aging, lifestyle choices, environment and genetics all play a role in how our health needs change as we age. But one often-overlooked factor in our health journeys is gender. Most health issues affect us similarly across the board—but there are a few that are more commonly (or only) experienced by men. That’s why we’re going to celebrate Men’s Health Month by highlighting common health issues, symptoms to watch for and potential misconceptions about men’s health. Let’s test your men’s-health knowledge with a quick quiz.

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Men’s health quiz

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True or false. Women are more likely to drink alcohol and use tobacco than men.

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Which one of these is a simple step you can take to improve your health?

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What percentage of men over the age of 20 are living with obesity?

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True or False: 1 in 8 men will be diagnosed with prostate cancer.

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What is the leading cause of death for men in the U.S.?

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1 https://www.cdc.gov/heartdisease/men.htm
2 https://www.cancer.org/cancer/prostate-cancer/about/key-statistics.html
3 https://www.cdc.gov/nchs/products/databriefs/db360.htm
4 https://www.health.harvard.edu/topics/mens-health
5 https://www.health.harvard.edu/topics/mens-health

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