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The reference guide of resources for fathers was kindly supported by a City of Saskatoon Community Services grant.
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Local articles about men's issues:

Articles about men's issues from far and wide:

  • none recommended currently

Men's physical health:
Did you know heart disease, stroke and cancer are the leading causes of death in Canadian men? Prostate cancer is the most common cancer among Canadian men. For more information on risk factors, signs and symptoms, as well as treatment, visit the Canadian Cancer Society. Breast cancer is also found in men. Men have breast tissue just like women and can develop breast cancer. In Canada, less than 1% of all breast cancers occur in men. Breast cancer is most commonly diagnosed in men over 60, but can be found in men of all ages.

  • For more information on cancer, visit the Canadian Cancer Society website at www.cancer.ca
  • For information on heart disease and strokes visit the Canadian Heart and Stroke Foundation at www.heartandstroke.ca

Where should I search for reliable health information on topics not covered here?
We recommend MedlinePlus: www.medlineplus.com

Why MedlinePlus?
MedlinePlus can help direct you to information to help answer health questions. MedlinePlus brings together authoritative information from the US National Library of Medicine, the National Institutes of Health, and other government agencies and health-related organizations. Preformulated MEDLINE searches are included in MedlinePlus and give easy access to medical journal articles. MedlinePlus also has extensive information about drugs, an illustrated medical encyclopedia, interactive patient tutorials, and latest health news. Unfortunately, this is an American site but no similar site of this quality exists in Canada.

Are there any Canadian sites?
Yes, there are. The Canadian Health Network is also a good health information source. It is provided by the Public Health Agency of Canada and is a good guide for preventative health promotion. You can find them at www.canadian-health-network.ca. Here are three excellent articles they offer:

  • "Prostate and testicular cancer: What men can do"
  • "The truth about men's health"
  • "Healthy fathers"

     

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