SOURCE: Canadian Men’s Health Foundation

Canadian Men’s Health Foundation

June 09, 2016 08:00 ET

Media Advisory -- Early Release of Results: How Much Does Tobacco Smoking, Alcohol Use and Excess Weight Cost Individual Canadian Men?

Canadian Men Could Be Millionaires if They Led Healthier Lifestyles, Report Finds

VANCOUVER, BC--(Marketwired - June 09, 2016) - The Canadian Men's Health Foundation (CMHF) will kick off the Canadian Men's Health week with releasing a ground-breaking report that estimated and documented some of the costs and health consequences to the individual Canadian male associated with three risk factors: smoking, alcohol use and excess weight.

Conducted by H. Krueger & Associates, the How Much Does Tobacco Smoking, Alcohol Use and Excess Weight Cost Individual Canadian Men report was commissioned by the Canadian Men's Health Foundation, a not-for-profit, to illustrate how men can make small lifestyle changes and get big results that will benefit their health -- and their bank balance.

The new report will reveal how an unhealthy man can become a millionaire by curbing his unhealthy lifestyle habits such as smoking tobacco, alcohol consumption and excess weight.

The results will be released on: Monday, June 13, 2016.

PRESS RELEASE and REPORT available under EMBARGO UNTIL MONDAY, JUNE 13, 2016 AT 12:05 AM EDT

About Canadian Men's Health Week

The third annual Canadian Men's Health Week is an awareness campaign by the Canadian Men's Health Foundation. The goal is to create a nation-wide call to action to empower healthier lifestyles. Visit CanadianMensHealthWeek.ca to participate.

About Canadian Men's Health Foundation

Canadian Men's Health Foundation (CMHF) is a national, not for profit organization established in 2014 by its visionary Dr. Larry Goldenberg and founding President Wayne Hartrick. The mission of CMHF is to inspire Canadian men to lead healthier lives through a variety of programs including DontChangeMuch.ca, where guys go to get healthy and YouCheck.ca, a health awareness tool built specifically for men. The CMHF is funded by the Government of British Columbia, the Public Health Agency of Canada, corporate partners and private donors.

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