Methodist in the Media

Omaha World-Herald: Some Men Are Ill-Disposed to Doctors

Published: Feb. 1, 2015

"Guys ‘tend to ignore things longer than they should,’ notes one Omaha physician

Physicians agree that men generally have an aversion to them.

It’s a stereotype, of course, but statistics show that men are, in fact, more reluctant than women to get preventive checkups and line up a doctor upon whom they can rely.

Omaha World-Herald reporter Rick Ruggles explores why men are more reluctant to see a physician with the help of Methodist Physicians Clinic family medicine provider Dr. Mark Mahloch.