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Did You Know Preventive Care for Men Is a Medi-Cal Benefit?

The Basics: Overview

Most men need to pay more attention to their health. Compared to women, men are more likely to:

nSmoke

nDrink too much alcohol

nMake unhealthy or risky choices

nPut off regular checkups and medical care

The good news is that you can start taking steps to improve your health today!

How can I take charge of my health?

See a doctor for regular checkups even if you feel healthy. This is important because some diseases and health conditions don’t have symptoms at first. Plus, seeing a doctor will give you a chance to learn more about your health.

Here are some more things you can do to take care of your health:

nEat healthy and get active

nIf you drink alcohol, drink only in moderation

nQuit smoking

nKnow your family’s health history

nGet screening tests to check for health problems before you have symptoms

nMake sure you’re up to date on your shots

Source:
https://healthfinder.gov/healthtopics/category/everyday-healthy-living/sexual-health/men-take-charge-of-your-health


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