Masculinity is a delicate flower. Easily wilted, it needs constant care and nurturing, as any wife or girlfriend of a man well knows. And that may mean keeping a distance from a man’s friends.
Men & Women
In my TIME cover story, Chore Wars, I added up the latest statistics on paid labor and unpaid labor among people who are employed full-time and concluded that men and women have never before had more equal total workloads.
When it comes to seeking care for a heart attack, speed is everything. The faster you get to the hospital, the likelier you are to stay alive and minimize lasting heart damage. Not everyone, however, acts on that wisdom the same …
Perhaps it’s because mom has the burgeoning belly, but dads have largely been left out of prenatal care. That could be damaging to the family’s health, contends research in a recent issue of the Journal of Advanced Nursing.
Ever use that excuse about how doing housework after you get home from your paying job is so stressful it’s bad for your health? Turns out, you weren’t wrong.
What economic downturn? According to the latest figures, the rate of plastic surgery procedures is not only back on the upswing, but the surgeries are becoming increasingly popular among men.
The kittehs love us back! A new study demolishes the stereotype of cats as cold, aloof animals that want only food from their owners. The study also reinforces the idea that a special bond exists between females and felines.
Men tend to hate it when women cry — for reasons that they often have difficulty articulating. Now, new research suggests why — men may be biologically primed to react to a woman’s tears.
Are women in leadership roles judged more harshly than men because people are just harder on women? Or is it because women are simply worse at leadership than men? Or could it be that people come under more scrutiny when they …
Over at Curious Capitalist, our colleague Steve Gandel explores an intriguing explanation for the persistent income gap between the genders: When it comes to competitiveness, women just don’t stack up.
Women who work in high-strain jobs have a higher risk of heart attack, stroke and bypass surgery than women whose work environments create less stress, according to a new study presented in Chicago at a conference of the American …
Men are dying younger than their female counterparts and of eminently preventable and treatable diseases, according to the Men’s Health Forum, an organization in the U.K. that aims to improve mortality rates in men.