The Best Father’s Day Gift Could Be the Gift of Health

June 10, 2014


(Undated)  -- A fishing pole or a new tie may be traditional Father’s Day gifts, but experts say another important gift could be a conversation with the men in your life about taking control of their own health. Brandon Leonard with the Men’s Health Network says the time spent caring for and providing for their families can lead many men to neglect their own health-care needs.  Leonard says prevention is the best medicine, and habits now will have a huge impact on what happens down the road. As part of Men’s Health Week, he’s encouraging men to get regular doctor check-ups and think about risk factors for things like heart disease, different types of cancers and diabetes.

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