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Mars and Venus strike again. Every year so far, we've published a women's health Women's Health Definition

Women's health is the effect of gender on disease and health that encompasses a broad range of biological and psychosocial issues.
 issue. Tired of hearing jibes from the guys ("When are you going to do an issue on us?"), we decided to focus this issue on women's and men's health Men's Health Definition

Men's health is concerned with identifying, preventing, and treating conditions that are most common or specific to men.
. We don't discriminate around here; we know you guys have needs, too!

We put out a call for articles. We got a couple on menopause menopause (mĕn`əpôz) or climacteric (klīmăk`tərĭk, klī'măktĕr`ĭk) , at least one on menstruation menstruation, periodic flow of blood and cells from the lining of the uterus in humans and most other primates, occurring about every 28 days in women. Menstruation commences at puberty (usually between age 10 and 17). , a breast cancer article, lots of various pieces on the complex issues of women's bodies. Since we received nothing about men, we went actively looking. How about an article on circumcision circumcision (sûr'kəmsĭzh`ən), operation to remove the foreskin covering the glans of the penis. It dates back to prehistoric times and was widespread throughout the Middle East as a religious rite before it was introduced among the ? One on male emotional health?

The circumcision piece was scheduled but didn't come through. The writer who helps sensitive new age guys get in touch with their masculine side was too swamped "Swamped" is the seventeenth episode of The Batman's second season. It originally aired in North America on June 11, 2005. Plot Synopsis
Killer Croc, a half-man, half reptile plans to submerge all of Gotham in water in order to facilitate his plundering of the city.
. Nobody came up to the plate on prostate health. Finally, out of desperation, we pleaded with our esteemed ads manager, one of the few male members of our staff, to get serious amid his joking suggestions of how-to articles on jar opening and taking out the trash. Bill, what do you really want to read about men's health? His answer brought us our token men's article in this issue, and it's a good one. (Many thanks to Michael Winn for coming through for us on short notice.)

If anyone wanted to explore the intricate differences between the male and female psyches, the plethora of articles we received on nurturing the female body and the single piece, by request, on male sexual health speak volumes about feminine and masculine priorities.

Generalizations aside, we hope that this issue provides new information and reading pleasure to people from both planets. Enjoy it in good health!

Erin Everett Editor/Publisher
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Author:Everett, Erin
Publication:New Life Journal
Article Type:Editorial
Date:Sep 1, 2005
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