Why Black Men Die Sooner (And How They Can Beat The Odds)

Handsome, athletic black man casually posing(BlackDoctor.org) — No matter the research study, scientific finding, or health care statistic, one of the most consistent health facts around is that men, in general, do not live as long as women.

• Coronary artery disease (CAD) is three times higher among men who are clinically depressed.

• Male suicides outnumber female suicides in every age group.

• Homicide and suicide are among the top three causes for death among males between the ages of 15 and 34.

• By the age of 85, women outnumber men in the U.S. 2.2 to 1; this rises to 3 to 1 if they reach their 90s.