Heart Disease and Stroke You can do a lot to reduce your risk for heart disease and stroke—by adopting a healthy lifestyle. Lifestyle changes can also help you manage heart disease if you already have it. Prostate Health The prostate is a gland that wraps around a man's urethra, the tube that carries urine from the bladder. Cancer can form inside this gland and exist for years without causing symptoms. Conditions of Concern to Men You can cut your risk for oral and lung cancers by avoiding all tobacco products. Screening at age 50 and beyond can help prevent colorectal cancer. Obesity If you need to lose weight—even a substantial amount of weight—losing pounds slowly will be more effective and healthy over the long term.