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  1. Be a Haringey Health Champion

    07/11/14

    Volunteer to be a Man MOT Health Champion and make a difference- free training and incentives Do you have good communication skills?  Do you have regular contact with local Haringey men?  Got a day a week to spare?  Interested in FREE training?   What do ... More

  2. Steve: 'Cancer need not involve chemotherapy if you catch it early’

    03/06/14

    Haringey man Steve Browne had bowel cancer in his 40s. Now he’s urging other men to get an early diagnosis. I was an active, fit and healthy man. I had had a history of irritable bowel syndrome (IBS) so whenever I had stomach cramps I put it down to IBS. ... More

  3. Nigel: ‘A pharmacist saved my life’

    03/06/14

    Pharmacists aren’t just for aspirin, you can get a lot good advice too. For Haringey man Nigel Brown, it saved his life. In December 2010, I had a cold. That wasn’t unusual. I worked in a hot kitchen. But this one just lingered on and eventually I went to ... More

  4. Kevin: 'Get a health check'

    03/08/15

    Haringey man Kevin says an NHS Health Check is easy. I'm in my early forties and to find out that in the UK a man under the age of 75 dies every five minutes was a bit of a shock. Like most guys I would only go to doctors when there was something tha ... More

  5. A plumber for my prostate?

    11/04/14

    THE LIFE OF RYAN: Comedian John Ryan on a nervous ten minutes in the doctor's waiting room. The doctor’s surgery is a dangerous place for me. I am prone to hypochondria and am easily distracted. As I waited for a check up, I saw the poster: 'Pro ... More

  6. A team without fans?

    11/04/14

    Prostate cancer survivor and football fan John Walker on why he doesn't support Men United. I love football. I do, really. A choice was made and, some 50 years later, the passion is as strong as ever. Manchester City is my drug of choice. I’ve had a ... More

  7. John: I told my GP I respected him. But if I'd followed his advice I'd probably be dead.

    03/06/14

    John Walker was 46 and in good health when he was diagnosed with prostate cancer. This is his story. I'll never forget the day I was diagnosed with prostate cancer. I sat open-mouthed, looking at the specialist who had delivered the bowel-twitching n ... More

  8. Mid - life crisis: the best thing that ever happened to you?

    03/06/14

    We call it a crisis but that mid-life moment of truth is actually to be expected and, argues MHF websites editor Jim Pollard, even welcomed. Most of the emails to MHF male health are from men — no surprise there. But when we do hear from women, by far the ... More

  9. Denis: 'Why I talk about my new penis'

    03/06/14

    Talking helps but it's not always easy. For Denis Taylor the subject he needed to talk about was probably the toughest of all: penile surgery. I shook his hand and thanked him for saving my life. The doctor looked at me without emotion. 'I' ... More

  10. Chris: 'I've only had one person walk out at the sight of my cock.'

    03/06/14

    Chris has severe hypospadias. From the age of about 2, I had surgery in hospital every 18 months until I was 16. By then I could pee standing up. My mum talked about it a bit when I was a child but I can't remember much. I think I've blocked a l ... More

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