Breakthrough Patient Recruitment

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]

Movember Proves to be Epitome of Successful Health Communications Campaign

It's that time of year when men all over the world decide that they would look really good with a moustache. Yes, it's Movember, and even if you hate the fact that the man in your life is sporting a moustache take heart in knowing that it truly is for a good cause. The Movember campaign is sponsored by the Movember Foundation, which "is the leading global organization committed to changing the face of men's health." The campaign began in 2003 in Australia to raise awareness of prosta… [Read More]

Tips to End the Summer without the Stress

The transition from summer to fall can be a big ball of stress for everyone involved. Kids go back to school, young adults are college-bound (maybe for the first time) and adults, well, everything just continues to be stressful (September doesn't change that). Parents and guardians may lose the anxiety of finding a way to entertain their children all summer during the school break, but gain the new task of helping their loved ones manage homework, chores, part-time jobs, and new environ… [Read More]

About


The Healthy(ist) blog is a platform to share, learn about, and debate topics related to public and social health, scientific research, health communications, and behavior change.
We invite and encourage anyone interested in current public health and health communication trends and issues to join MMG's contributing bloggers in adding their voice to the ongoing discussion about how we can advance health, together.

Authors

MMG Headquarters
700 King Farm Boulevard
Suite 500
Rockville, MD 20850
USA
+1-301-984-7191
+1-301-921-4405 (fax)
MMG Europe
Thremhall Park
Start Hill
Bishops Stortford
Hertfordshire CM22 7WE
UK
+44(0) 1279 874463