Men's Health Month
Men’s Health Month: YOU SAY NOVEMBER, I SAY MOVEMBER!
You might think you look funny with a mustache, but men’s health is no laughing matter.
Since its founding in Australia in 2003, Movember encourages “Mo Bros” to grow a mustache as a way to increase awareness increase men’s health issues -- especially cancer detection, destigmatizing depression, and adopting an active lifestyle. Since 2003, the Movember Foundation has raised $837 million and funded numerous projects worldwide.
Learn more about Movember and get involved HERE.
You can also come get a fun mustache and visit the daring display at the Charleston Campus Library or have a look at these links!
Title: Men’s Health Magazine
Location: ProQuest Consumer Health Database
Details: This popular magazine covers fitness, nutrition, health, sex, tech, grooming, and much more. It’s the best-selling men’s magazine in the USA and CSN brings it to you through our databases.
Title: Men’s issues and Men’s Mental Health
Author: Rob Whitley
Location: SpringerLink eBooks
Details: This book analyzes men’s health and reluctance to seek treatment. It’s written in everyday language that makes it easier to read for non-medical professionals.
Title: What Drowns the Flowers in Your Mouth: A Memoir of Brotherhood
Author: Rigoberto Gonzalez
Location: Open Access Publishing
Details: An autobiography, this provides and honest and revealing window into the complexities of Latino masculinity, the private lives of men, and the ways they build strength under the weight of grief, loss, and despair
Title: “Men and …” Series
Location: Alexander Street
Details: Developed for clinicians, this series is intended to enhance diagnoses and treatment of psychological issues, including help on building dialog with male clients.
Title: Breath: The New Science of a Lost Art
Author: James Nestor
Details: Not just for men, this book talks about the improved health impact of proper breathing. The author and other researchers insist that athletic performance, snoring, autoimmune maladies, and even back problems can be help with better breathing.