Tag Archives: Movember

Surprising Men’s Health Statistics to Remember All Year Long {Infographic}

Although Men’s Health Month is coming to an end, the challenges faced when it comes to improving health and preventing premature death are important to talk about all year long. Did you know in the United States, men live an…


DNR’s “Novembeard” Encourages Men to Think Health this Hunting Season

For a lot of men who hunt, growing a big, bushy beard is an annual ritual that serves as an extra measure of warmth out in the woods. This November, the Michigan Department of Natural Resources (DNR) is using those…

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Chuck Gaidica: Movember, Beards and Bond

I recently had the great pleasure of interviewing Dr. George Kipa from BCBSM on my morning TV show in Detroit. He was on the show to discuss “Movember” or “No Shave November.” Maybe like you, I decided not to shave…

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West Michigan Executive Movember Shave-Off

All of the men are clean-shaven once again. We have wrapped up another successful year of #ShoYoMo and Movember support at Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan. If you recall, we announced at the beginning of November that even our…

Cancer Awareness

Grow it. Show it. Support it. & win MSU tickets

The month may soon be over, but the ‘staches are still growing strong! We want to see what you’ve got. Show us your moustache and support men’s health for a chance to attend the November 30 Michigan State University versus…

Cancer Awareness

The Detroit Beard League Supports Movember

As they state on their Facebook page, the Detroit Beard League is a group of, “follicle friendly folks! Men with beards and ladies that love them.” They are an official chapter of Beard Team, USA and have been since 2009….

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Don’t be one of those men – take control of your health this Movember.

It is no secret that prevention saves lives.  But do you let it save yours?  Men are 100 percent less likely than women to visit a doctor for annual exams and preventative services. Considering that, it doesn’t come as much…

Cancer Awareness

Guy’s guide to health (infographic)

Guys spend a lot of time caring about things other than their health. This Movember, take a little time to take care of yourself (or encouraging the men in your life to do the same) for some potential big benefits…

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A man’s checklist to a healthy Movember

If you haven’t heard, Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan is asking men across the state to grow mustaches to encourage each other to take control of their health throughout the month of November. The mustaches are symbols of a…

Cancer Awareness