June 1 kicked off Men’s Health Month, bringing awareness to the challenges and disparities men face in healthcare.
The Civilian Health Promotion Service, or CHPS, on Wright-Patterson Air Force Base is hosting classes during the month focusing on men’s physical, social, mental and spiritual health.
These classes will discuss men-specific health risks and needs, such as heart disease, cancer and unintentional injury, as well as identifying positive lifestyle changes to prevent and reduce risk of disease, reviewing health screenings potentially beneficial to men and describing steps men can take to reduce risk of injury and illness.
The classes will also highlight services CHPS provides at no cost, such as blood glucose levels and cholesterol screenings.
Upcoming class dates, times and locations are:
• June 20, 11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p. m., Bldg. 2 on Area A
• June 27, 11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m., Bldg. 16 on Area B, Room 143B
Thank you for reading the Dayton Daily News and for supporting local journalism. Subscribers: log in for access to exclusive deals and newsletters.
Thank you for supporting in-depth local journalism with your subscription to the Dayton Daily News. Get more news when you want it with email newsletters just for subscribers. Sign up here.