Health

Movember: Having an everlasting impact on the face of men’s health.

Movember

The Movember Foundation is a global men’s health charity. The foundation raises funds that deliver innovative, breakthrough research and support programs that allow men to live happier, healthier, and longer lives. Millions have joined the men’s health movement, raising $650 million and funding over 1,000 projects, focusing on prostate cancer, testicular cancer, poor mental health, and physical inactivity.


International Men’s Day UK

International Men’s Day UK

Every year, International Men’s Day in the UK is marked by more and more women, men, and organisations across the country. Over the month of November in 2015, there were over 40 events and celebrations from a Parliamentary debate to community events, business events, student events, political events, conferences, film launches and exhibitions.




Doctors performing outpatient orthopaedic surgery

Is Drive-Through Surgery The Wave Of The Future?

When retired NHL goaltender Olie Kolzig underwent hip surgery after his 14-year professional hockey career ended, his orthopedic surgeon planned something unusual for his recovery. “They felt the hospital wasn’t the best place to recover. So they set up a hotel room with a hospital bed.”



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Look Both Ways Before You Cross The Street

Texting while walking is dangerous, but too many of us do it anyway. (cc) Matthew Kenwrick You’d think that everyone — at least every adult — would know how to cross the street. Even young…


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Pass The Salt – But Don’t Overdo It

Salt … Good for your health, in moderation. (cc) stlbites.com Salt is valuable. At various times throughout history, this simple compound of sodium and chloride has been used as currency, as an ingredient in sacred…


Bloodless Surgery Gaining Ground

Bloodless surgery got a shot in the arm this past January when New Jersey Congressman Steve Rothman announced the latest batch of federal funds, $1.49 million, for the Institute for Patient Blood Management and Bloodless…


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(Ultra)Sounding Out a New Way to Treat Chronic Pain

How ultrasound relieves pain and swelling in a knee with osteoarthritis. (Click for larger image.) Zina Deretsky, National Science Foundation Imagine that after a long day tending to patients, a middle-aged nurse feels a burning…