Men’s Health - March 26, 2008 02:47 PM
Men in the 1920s had an average life expectancy of one year less than women. Today, the gap between men and women’s life expectancies is six years, according to the Men’s Health Network. The reasons for this gap are many, and include men’s less frequent trips to the doctor, lower rate of health insurance coverage, and greater likelihood of working in dangerous industries. Use this guide to learn how to stay healthy and keep an eye out for health problems unique to men.