THE GROUNDBREAKING GUIDEBOOK ON THE HEALTH OF BOYS AND MEN -- FOR THE WOMEN WHO LOVE THEM Men are likely to die, on average, nearly six years earlier than women -- and they have higher mortality rates for many of the leading causes of death in America, including heart disease, accidents, suicide, chronic liver disease, and cancer. The women in their lives -- mothers, wives, girlfriends, sisters, and daughters -- are traditionally charged with managing their health concerns. From Boys to Men is a unique resource designed to arm women with much-needed information about men's health issues and to help them educate their male loved ones on how to take care of themselves. Filled with Dr. Senay's expert medical advice, personal anecdotes, and a healthy dose of humor, From Boys to Men will resonate with women of every age and stage of life. TOPICS INCLUDE: BOYS Health issues unique to infants · the most dangerous threats to teenage boys· learning disabilities and developmental disorders · gender issues · sportsmanship · body image · sex and sexuality MEN Preventative care · emotional needs and disorders · stress and depression · high cholesterol and blood pressure · coping with illness · sexual dysfunction...and more.
Emily Senay, M.D., a graduate of the Mount Sinai School of Medicine, joined CBS News in 1995 and can currently be seen on CBS's The Early Show. She lives in New York City with her husband, son, and twin daughters.
Rob Waters is the former editor of the men's health channel at WebMD. A contributing editor to the Psychotherapy Networker and freelance writer for such publications as Health magazine, Reader's Digest, Family Circle, and Salon.com, he lives in San Francisco.
"[A]n eloquent and often moving tribute to the powerful role of women in the health and healing of their families." -- Dean Ornish, M.D., New York Times bestselling author of Dr. Dean Ornish's Program for Reversing Heart Disease