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Paternal influence crucial to the success of children: report

September 1, 2013
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Paternal influence crucial to the success of children: report

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Building social skills: Cameron McKay enjoys a romp with his three-year-old twins Thomas and Madison. Photo: James Alcock

Children with involved fathers have better social skills, more successful relationships, stronger self esteem, more self-control and higher grades than those who do not.

They are also less likely to be overweight, suspended from school or...
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EMALE Issue 126 (September 2013)

September 1, 2013
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EMALE Issue 126 (September 2013)

In this month's issue: Reflections on Fathers Day by Andrew King Daddy issues: Collective blind spot on parental leave pay Prostate Cancer new report on the next generation new men’s health services training programs 2013 Ten to Men Annual Works...
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Daddy issues: Collective blind spot on parental leave pay is the mother of all slights

August 20, 2013
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Daddy issues: Collective blind spot on parental leave pay is the mother of all slights

Stay-at-home dads are a growing legion. Photo: Getty Images Stay-at-home dads aren't really a mystery. They're not wrapped in riddles. They shouldn't be an enigma. They are, in fact, legion. A small, undermanned legion, to be sure, but growing in stre...
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Daddy issues: Collective blind spot on parental leave pay is the mother of all slights

August 20, 2013
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Daddy issues: Collective blind spot on parental leave pay is the mother of all slights

Stay-at-home dads are a growing legion. Photo: Getty Images Stay-at-home dads aren't really a mystery. They're not wrapped in riddles. They shouldn't be an enigma. They are, in fact, legion. A small, undermanned legion, to be sure, but growing in stre...
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Too young to be a dad? | The Observer (UK)

August 11, 2013
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Too young to be a dad? | The Observer (UK)

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"Mark" and "Lucy" had been together for three years, on and off, at school when, aged 16, Lucy became pregnant. Soon after, the relationship ended. "I told her I'd broken up with her but I hadn't broken up with our baby," says Mark, now 20. "Right from the beginning, I wanted to...
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Victorian Male Health Gathering 2013

August 5, 2013
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Victorian Male Health Gathering 2013

Friday 30th August, 2013 Learn - Connect - Contribute Male Health Victoria invites you attend the second Victorian Male Health Gathering in Melbourne on Friday 30th August 2013 (incorporating Male Health Victoria Annual General Meeting). GATHERING PROG...
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EMALE Issue 125 (August 2013)

August 1, 2013
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EMALE Issue 125 (August 2013)

In this month's issue: accidents and lifestyle - main risks for men males and body image more help from Federal Government important meetings in Sydney Inaugural AMHF Men's Health Awards men’s health services training program Victorian Male Heal...
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Men’s Health in NSW Planning Meeting, August 13

July 31, 2013
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Men’s Health in NSW Planning Meeting, August 13

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Men’s Health in NSW Planning Meeting August 13  1pm – 3.30pm

Conference Room B Level 4 Ozanam Learning Centre, 99 Forbes Street Woolloomooloo

Dear MHFNSW Members and Supporters,

The NSW Ministry of Health will not be replacing the current NSW Men’s Health Action Plan with another plan or policy. New South Wales was the first...
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Are you aged 30 to 60 years? Take part in research on men’s and women’s body shape and eating attitudes

July 11, 2013
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Are you aged 30 to 60 years? Take part in research on men’s and women’s body shape and eating attitudes

Are you aged 30 to 60 years? Researchers in the Massey University School of Psychology (NZ) are looking for people aged between 30 and 60 years to complete an online survey that explores men’s and women’s body shape and eating attitudes. I...
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2013 National Men’s Health Gathering – Program Now Available

July 5, 2013
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2013 National Men’s Health Gathering – Program Now Available

The 2013 National Men's Health Gathering has received overwhelming interest and it is with great pleasure that we now release the program. As with previous Gatherings, the program is colour-coded to indicate the streams available on each day. For cul...
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Change.org petition: requesting that the Men’s Health Information and Resource Centre’s (MHIRC’s) funding should be renewed

June 5, 2013
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Change.org petition: requesting that the Men’s Health Information and Resource Centre’s (MHIRC’s) funding should be renewed

Men take their own lives at four times the rate of women (that's five men a day, on average). Accidents, cancer and heart disease all account for the majority of male deaths (http://www.menshealthweek.org.au/En/Pages/ee4d91/Why-Men-s-Health.aspx) MHIR...
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EMALE Issue 123 (June 2013)

June 1, 2013
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EMALE Issue 123 (June 2013)

In this month's issue: "Keeping Passion Alive in Your Relationship" by Jed Diamond Challenges to improving male health in NSW the first cut is the deepest new men’s sexual health training a view on ADHD and boys news briefs The Boyfriend Traine...
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Help us shape the future care of men with prostate cancer and their families

May 29, 2013
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Help us shape the future care of men with prostate cancer and their families

Australian Prostate Cancer Research is calling for volunteers who have been diagnosed with prostate cancer or have a partner with prostate cancer to test a web-based, personalised prostate cancer support system. A number of Australia's leading can...
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Just SOME of the National Men’s Health Gathering Keynote Speakers

May 14, 2013
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Just SOME of the National Men’s Health Gathering Keynote Speakers

Warren Farrell Warren Farrell is an American educator, activist and author of seven books on men's and women's issues. He came to prominence in the 1970s as one of the leading male thinkers championing the cause of second wave feminism, and serving on...
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Just SOME of the National Men’s Health Gathering Keynote Speakers

May 14, 2013
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Just SOME of the National Men’s Health Gathering Keynote Speakers

Warren Farrell Warren Farrell is an American educator, activist and author of seven books on men's and women's issues. He came to prominence in the 1970s as one of the leading male thinkers championing the cause of second wave feminism, and serving on...
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Mandate Leave Pass

May 14, 2013
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Mandate Leave Pass

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Give the gift of health to the men in your lives and buy them a Mandate Leave Pass – It might just save his life!

HOW IT WORKS

Give the Mandate Leave Pass to the man/men in your life to take the afternoon off to go and see a GP for a general check...
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