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There are always exceptions, explained Dr. Michael Barry, president of the Informed Medical Decisions Foundation and a clinical professor of medicine at Harvard Medical School. But the recommendations, especially for men over 75, are still very sound. “It is hard for men to benefit if they have less than 10 years of life expectancy,” he said. “Now, like Lake Wobegon, we all hope we will do better than the average… But there is strong scientific consensus that harms outweigh the benefits. That does not mean you can’t find an individual who may benefit, it means the number harmed far outweigh the occasional man who does (benefit).”Read the blog post.