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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.
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.
Spend a weekend working on wellness and relaxing in the spa at Four Seasons Westlake Village, right outside of Los Angeles, with access to mountain hiking, Malibu beaches and more.Value: $2,350. Expires: August 21, 2016
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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.”
One Grand Prize of a year’s supply of Evolution Fresh Green Juice, fulfilled as an assortment of 20 bottles delivered monthly for 12 months.Value: $1,700. Expires: March 14, 2016
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 children will tell you to look both ways before stepping out. Unfortunately, the rise of smartphones seems to have given
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 rituals, as a preservative, and, of course, as a seasoning for food. Salt, or more accurately sodium, is also essential
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 Medicine and Surgery at the Englewood Hospital and Medical Center. This brings the total amount of federal funding secured by
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 pain in her knees so intense she can barely walk. For millions of people who suffer from arthritis or other
STATISCOM images showing brain activity may help surgeons to reduce seizures due to epilepsy. Mayo Clinic Mayo Clinic researchers have developed a new technique known as STATISCOM to identify seizure origins in the brain. The increased accuracy of STATISCOM over the SISCOM technique, used previously, improves surgical accuracy and increases probability of seizure freedom for