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WHEREAS, despite advances in medical technology and research, men continue to live an average of five years less than women, with Native American and African American men having the lowest life expectancy; and

WHEREAS, educating the public and health care providers about the importance of a healthy lifestyle and early detection of male health problems will result in reducing rates of mortality from disease; and

WHEREAS, men who are educated about the value that preventative healthcare can play in prolonging their lifespan and their role as productive family members will be more likely to participate in health screenings; and

WHEREAS, Men's Health Month is a campaign to help educate men and their families about the importance of positive health attitudes and preventative health practices and this month will focus on a broad range of men's health issues, including heart disease, diabetes, prostate, testicular and colon cancer; and

WHEREAS, Nevadans across the Silver State are encouraged to participate in Men's Health Month to share and support the importance of a healthy lifestyle, regular exercise and medical check-ups;

NOW, THEREFORE, I, STEVE SISOLAK, GOVERNOR OF THE STATE OF NEVADA, do hereby proclaim June 2019 as

MEN'S HEALTH MONTH IN NEVADA

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IN WITNESS WHEREOF, I have hereunto set my hand and caused the Great Seal of the State of Nevada to be affixed at the State Capitol in Carson City, this 29th Day of May, 2019

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