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UConn Health Center: Simple Changes for Healthy Rewards
by Staff  | August 28, 2013

UConn Health Center: Healthy Changes
If you are at risk or have been diagnosed with hypertension, diabetes, cholesterol, sleep apnea or other conditions, simple lifestyle changes can improve your health.
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UConn Health Center: Helping You Quit Smoking
by Staff  | August 27, 2013

UConn Health Center Smoking Cessation Seminar
Quitting smoking is not easy. To help individuals kick the habit, the UConn Health Center is offering a seven-week Freedom From Smoking® program that focuses almost exclusively on how to quit by providing proven skills and techniques to help smokers quit.
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WTNH: Raising awareness about men's health
by Staff  | July 11, 2013

WTNHs at the CitySeed Farmers' Market
Jocelyn Maminta of WTNH stopped by the Man Up table at CitySeed Farmers' Market to talk to local men about taking responsibility of their health.
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Man Up at the Farmers' Market
by Staff  | June 25, 2013

Join us at the CitySeed Farmers' Market
Stop by the CitySeed New Haven Downtown Farmers' Market between 11 a.m. and 3 p.m. on Wednesday, June 26!
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This Summer's Must-See: Your Doctor
by Staff  | June 24, 2013

This summer, see your doctor
This summer, if you don't like what your health is saying, change the conversation.
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June is Men's Health Month
by Staff  | June 12, 2013

Man Up presentation at DEEP for Men's Health Month
June is Men’s Health Month – a time to promote greater awareness nationwide about men’s health issues. This is the perfect time for you to do something – just one thing – to support this effort to encourage more men to seek overdue preventative care.
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Man Up at the Rising Pint Brewfest
by Staff  | May 7, 2013

March is colorectal cancer awareness month
We are excited to announce that we will be participating in The Rising Pint Brewfest at Rentschler Field from 1 p.m. to 5 p.m. on May 11.
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CCSU's Healthyfellows: College Men’s Health Forum
by Staff  | March 14, 2013

March is colorectal cancer awareness month
On Wednesday, April 3, Central Connecticut State University will host their 5th annual Healthyfellows: College Men's Health Forum.
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DPH: March is Colorectal Awareness Month
by Staff  | March 4, 2013

March is colorectal cancer awareness month
Colorectal cancer is often preventable and treatable if you obtain proper screenings.
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O’Man: Trade that pub crawl for a 5k!
by Staff  | February 28, 2013

Racing on St. Patrick's Day
Hartford Marathon Foundation offers some options for you to “Man Up” this St. Patrick’s season.
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Scary Fact: Testicular Cancer
by Staff  | February 26, 2013

Fact about testicular cancer
Keep your eye on the ball and get to the doctor if you think something's wrong. It's easier to bounce back when you're proactive.
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Scary Fact: Heart Attacks
by Staff  | February 21, 2013

Fact about heart attacks
Ever wonder what that ticking sound really is?
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Scary Fact: Diabetes
by Staff  | February 20, 2013

Fact about diabetes
What you don't know could be killing you.
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The Art of Persuasion
by Staff  | February 20, 2013

Elderly couple
Persuasion is a form of art. It can also be a lifesaver, particularly when it involves convincing a loved one to see a doctor.
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UConn Health Center Opens Southington Office
by Staff  | February 5, 2013

UConn Health Center Opens Southington Office
It's easier to "Man Up" in the Southington area. UConn Health Center has announced a NEW Southington office providing a range of services including orthopaedic care, ear, nose and throat (ENT) care, surgery, urology, dermatology, breast health, vascular surgery, and OB-Gyn.
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Man Up Your Super Bowl Party With Healthy Appetizers
by Staff  | January 30, 2013

Food Network offers some gameday app recipes
There are endless ways to Man Up your appetizers. Food Network has slimmed down every classic Super Bowl appetizer and beyond. Take a look.
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In Case You Missed It: The Man Up Roundtable
by Staff  | January 28, 2013

The Man Up Roundtable
On January 23, Comptroller Kevin Lembo convened the Man Up Roundtable - an open discussion between policymakers, patients, health care providers and others aimed at eliminating the health care disparity between men and women.
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Stay in the Game With Free Screenings
by Staff  | January 24, 2013

The Man Up Roundtable
The Connecticut Department of Public Health (DPH) is urging men and women across the state to get recommended screenings for colorectal cancer through their awareness campaign, Stay in the Game.
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CTNewsJunkie | OP-ED | Man Up
by Staff  | January 22, 2013

The Man Up Roundtable
On Monday, CTNewsJunkie ran an OP-ED penned by Comptroller Kevin Lembo reiterating the importance of preventative health care for men.
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The Man Up Roundtable
by Staff  | January 18, 2013

The Man Up Roundtable
Comproller Kevin Lembo will host an informational roundtable to discuss the significant health disparity between men and women. The roundtable will feature representatives from the private and public sector, including medical professionals and policy makers.
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Man Up your Super Bowl by swapping
Buffalo Wings for Buffalo Cauliflower

by Staff  | January 17, 2013

Man Up with Buffalo Cauliflower
Courtesy of skinnytaste.com, this healthy take on a gameday standard will help you Man Up on Super Bowl Sunday and not feel guilty on "Why Did I Eat That" Monday.
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Connecticut Restaurateur Bobby Flay Helps You Get Fit
by Staff  | January 16, 2013

Tailgating Challenge on Cablevision's Neighborhood Journal
Food Network personality, and Connecticut restaurateur, Bobby Flay is spending the week dishing out fitness tips and healthy recipes for a project called "Bobby Flay Fit." The first installment focuses on moderation as the key component to your new, healthy lifestyle.
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Tailgating Challenge on Cablevision's Neighborhood Journal
by Staff  | December 12, 2012

Tailgating Challenge on Cablevision's Neighborhood Journal
Cablevision's "Neighborhood Journal" chronicles the Man Up Tailgating Challenge - an event that raised men's health awareness by combining fun, family activities and free wellness screenings. The event was a partnership between Connecticut State Comptroller Kevin Lembo, the UConn Health Center and UConn Football.
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Ready to Quit Smoking?
by Staff  | December 10, 2012

Ready to Quit Smoking?
Did you know that smoking prevalence is significantly higher among men? According to recent data by the American Lung Association, approximately 23.5 percent of males smoked compared to 17.9 percent of females.
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You're Never Too Young to Man Up!
by Staff  | December 4, 2012

Kids of Prendergast Elementary
Proving that everyone can make a difference, a group of charitable youngsters, their teachers and principal have spent the last month raising money for cancer awareness.
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Dan Update: The Final Stache
by Staff  | November 30, 2012

Dan after 4 weeks
Today marks the official end of "Movember" and our friend Dan of Amenta/Emma Architects has spent the month growing a cancer-conquering mustache in hopes of raising awareness (and money) for cancer research.
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Dan Update: One Week To Go
by Staff  | November 23, 2012

Dan after 3 weeks
With the clock ticking down towards the end of "Movember" let's see how our friend Dan of Amenta/Emma Architects is doing in his quest to spread cancer awareness through the art of mustache-growing.
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Dan Update: Mustache After Two Weeks
by Staff  | November 16, 2012

Dan after 2 weeks
Our friend Dan of Amenta/Emma Architects is halfway through "Movember" and has quite the 'stache to show for it. Check out last week's update and judge Dan's progress for yourself.
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Dan Update: One Week In
by Staff  | November 9, 2012

Dan after 1 week
Last week, we met Dan of Amenta/Emma Architects. Our clean-shaven friend had just begun his month-long journey of mustache growing and cancer awareness for "Movember."
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ESPN's Stuart Scott: "It's Time to Man Up!"
by Staff  | November 7, 2012

Movember is Here!
Stuart Scott, ESPN personality and three-time cancer survivor, shares his story and tells men "it's time to Man Up!"
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Meet Dan: Currently Moustache-less
by Staff  | November 1, 2012

Meet Dan on Movember 1st
Our first Stache-Board Report comes from clean-shaven Dan and his colleagues at Amenta/Emma Architects in Hartford.
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Who in CT Has a Mustache? Man Up! It’s Movember!
by Staff  | November 1, 2012

Movember is Here!
The Man Up campaign would like to give a nod to the annual international Movember movement – a month-long mustache-growing sensation that raises funds and awareness for men’s health!
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A Welcome Message
by Kevin Lembo   | October 25, 2012

Welcome Message
Welcome to the Man Up blog!

As men, we resist talking about our health – and we would rather rally for a sports team than a cure.

However, there are countless personal health stories and facts that men in Connecticut, and beyond, need to share about men’s health.

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Skin Cancer Skyrockets for Men
by Dr. Jane Grant-Kels   | October 25, 2012

Get it Checked
Men are more likely to suffer from some of the most serious life-threatening conditions. That includes skin cancer.

Everyone should be screened for skin cancer, because both men and women are at risk. However, the rate of skin cancer among men – when compared to women – is particularly troubling.

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Know Your Number!
by Jim Williams   | October 25, 2012

Women are 100 percent more likely to visit the doctor than men
I am a 21-year survivor of prostate cancer. Growing up as a black male in America had its challenges. Two combat tours in Vietnam also had its challenges. However, nothing in my life was as devastating as being told that I had cancer.
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Scary Fact: Doctor's Visits
by Staff   | October 25, 2012

Women are 100 percent more likely to visit the doctor than men
Men are losing the fight against disease. It's time to man up.
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