Is Machismo Hurting the Health of Dominican Men? Modesto Rodriguez deals with the intense pain of a stomach ulcer—but he doesn't talk about it. That's because cultural pressure to appear strong can make some men hide their pain.

Is Machismo Hurting the Health of Dominican Men?

Is Machismo Hurting the Health of Dominican Men?

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Modesto Rodriguez deals with the intense pain of a stomach ulcer—but he doesn't talk about it. That's because cultural pressure to appear strong can make some men hide their pain.

Is Machismo Hurting the Health of Dominican Men?

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