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Never Leave Home Without the Art of Shaving Travel Kit
Have you ever been traveling and realized that you forgot your shaving kit? I have and it’s not a good feeling. When this happens, you have three choices: (1) skip shaving and try to pull off that sexy five o’clock shadow (Do so at your own peril); (2) find... Read more
At my last annual check-up, the nurse took my vital signs, wrote a few things on my chart and told me to sit on the exam table. As my feet dangled over the edge and the paper crinkled beneath me, nightmarish thoughts of hospital gowns danced in my head.... Read more
My Friend Died from Colon Cancer
My friend James is Top Left, right next to me (photo circa 1988) I usually log on to Facebook to post some non-sequitur comment or find out what my friends are up to. But lately, Facebook has turned into the obituary section. A few of my classmates have died... Read more
No-Shave November Battle of the Beards
During November, men around the world ditch their razors and sprout facial hair to raise money for cancer research and other men’s health issues. The goal of No-Shave November is to grow awareness by embracing our hair, which many cancer patients lose, and letting it grow wild and free.... Read more
Boston Red Sox Players David Ortiz and Shane Victorino Shave Off Their Beards for Charity
Playoff beards are legendary. Hockey players have been growing them for decades. Hirsute heroes such as Mike Commodore and Paul Mara have inspired players in other professional sports to grow out their whiskers. During the Boston Red Sox latest World Series run, players agreed to grow beards as a sign of... Read more
Movember: Fighting Cancer for My Friend
A few weeks ago, my wife told me that I needed to check my phone ASAP. “What’s going on?” I asked. “Martin just sent a message about James,” she said with a somber tone. “You need to read it.” I grabbed my phone from the charger and scrolled through... Read more
Rock Star Dermatologist, Dr. Jeffrey Benabio Teaches Men to Be Comfortable in Their Skin
Dr. Jeffery Benabio makes dermatology cool. Sure, he has a long academic and professional resume – Dr. Benabio is board certified in dermatology and is a fellow of the American Academy of Dermatology. He has been a Volunteer Clinical Assistant Professor at the University of California San Diego. He lobbies... Read more