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Join Us in the “Rethink Research” Challenge

The current average cost of a wedding in the United States is $26,444. Beyond the expense, every year, couples invest months in meticulous planning-guest lists, table settings, floral arrangements, venues, catering, music, and countless other facets. After all of the carefully weighed decisions, intricate coordination and thoughtful details, imagine if only a few of your guests showed up. A similar experience is a daily occurrence for clinical research teams that work hard to give patie… [Read More]

What’s “Movember” Anyway?

That's a great question! According to Wikipedia, "Movember" is "an annual event involving the growing of moustaches and beards during the month of November to raise awareness of men's health issues, such as depression in men, prostate cancer and other male cancers, and associated charities." The term was coined in in 1999, by a group of young men in Adelaide, South Australia, to symbolize the idea of growing moustaches for charity throughout the m… [Read More]

Hair Donations: Where Does All the Hair Really Go?

I had long hair until two weeks ago. I had donated my hair once before but the hair salon was collecting the hair for a large contribution and I didn't know where the hair would be going. This time instead of letting the locks pile onto the ground as usual my stylist carefully braided the back of my hair before cutting it. She placed the hair in a bag for me to ship off to the organization of my choosing. This is when the research began. Locks of Love is the most well-known hair … [Read More]

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