Prostate Test: Why Shouldn’t Men Get Screened, Then Decide?

For nearly two decades, middle-aged men have been told by their doctors to have a routine PSA test to screen for prostate cancer. But in a major turn-around, a high-ranking government panel said Monday that after reviewing all available scientific evidence, the conclusion was that the test does more harm than good, only saving one life in 1,000. The panel’s message to men: Don’t bother. What you don’t know (probably) won’t kill you. The U.S. Preventive Services Task Force, which …

50+ & Having Sex Twice a Week … Not Bad

Q: On average, how often does a man my age, 54, in a steady relationship have sex? I usually have it once to twice a week but never more. When I was young there were never any problems but now I feel like I’m really slowing down. — RM Dr. Pepper Schwartz: The good and bad news is that you’re average at once a week for your age; when you’re over 60, having sex twice a week you’re doing better …

Football Legend Dan Marino Passes His Knowledge to Members as AARP’s New Ambassador

“There’s a lot of life ahead of you and a lot of things to accomplish after 50. You have to take advantage of it,” said NFL star and Hall of Famer Dan Marino Monday on CBS This Morning. Marino, who turned 50 last year, (watch him receive his AARP card here) announced his new role as AARP’s “Men’s Life Ambassador.” In this role, Marino will share his point of view and expertise on a variety of men’s interests including health, …