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Men's Health Journal

BMJ 2001; 323 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.323.7326.1432 (Published 15 December 2001) Cite this as: BMJ 2001;323:1432
  1. Tom O'Dowd, professor of general practice (todowd@tcd.ie)
  1. Trinity College, Dublin, Ireland

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    Quarterly journal of the Men's Health Forum

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    Considering the power and influence wielded by men in both medicine and politics it is odd that, unlike women, they have ignored the clear adverse health profiles of their own gender. In the first issue of the Men's Health Journal, public health minister Yvette Cooper considers the fact that, on average, men die five years younger than women to be “one of the starkest health inequalities we face.” …

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