Kicking goals in men’s health

The figures are stark and sobering: Australian men have a shorter life expectancy than women and die from heart disease at nearly twice the rate – statistically men seek medical advice much later in the course of their illness.

How to turn things around? An online-early paper published in the Sax Institute’s peer-reviewed journal Public Health Research & Practice takes a look at Sons of the West, a men’s health program in West Melbourne associated with the Western Bulldogs AFL club.

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