How Being Macho Is Bad For Men, And NPR's Theme Music Maestro

Jun 22, 2017

"If your husband, or son, or brother is complaining about something on a regular basis, really encourage them and push them to go see the doctor," says Dr. Eugene Lee, a urologist at with the University of Kansas Health Care System.
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On average, men live significantly shorter lives than women, frequent the doctor less, and die at higher rates in nine of the top ten causes of death. Today, we find out how masculinity is related to men's health. Then, we visit with BJ Leiderman, the man behind many of NPR's most recognizable theme songs, and get the scoop on his debut album, BJ.