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No Shave November: Crowdfunding Cancer Research With Body Hair

Cary A. Presant, M.D. | Posted 11.12.2014 | Impact
Cary A. Presant, M.D.

Each of us avoids shaving for 1 to 30 days this month and makes a contribution equal to (or lots higher than) we would have spent on haircuts during that time. And we can also encourage friends who comment on our extra hair that they too should make a contribution.

The Truth About Hair Loss And Baldness -- And What Can Help Stop It

Next Avenue | Laine Bergeson | Posted 11.10.2014 | Fifty

SPECIAL FROM Next Avenue By Laine Bergeson Hair loss, common for men and many women in midlife, can have profound emotional and psychological ef...

Staying True to Yourself During Breast Cancer and Chemotherapy

Debra Jane Campbell | Posted 11.03.2014 | Women
Debra Jane Campbell

It's tricky being a woman and appearing bald in public. How do I cope with the sad-faced sympathizers who can't help but tell me their cancer stories and imagine sharing my suffering?

Fortune Favors the Bald

Jackie Nguyen | Posted 12.16.2014 | Women
Jackie Nguyen

Despite the pain, there is still so much joy left in me. I know I'll be OK. All of this is new to me. I don't know my next steps just yet, other than allowing myself to feel whatever it is I'm feeling that day. I will continue to write and document my progress and gain more clarity as time passes.

Why Men Should Wholeheartedly Embrace Baldness

Dan Levitz | Posted 09.01.2014 | Fifty
Dan Levitz

I'm pretty bald and I like it. I would never have said that twenty years ago when the shocking exodus of follicles began: unrelenting, unsentimental and with a cold hasty finality.

A Bald Girl Speaks Out: I Don't Want Your Hair

Claire Dinh | Posted 07.08.2014 | Healthy Living
Claire Dinh

If you give a bald little girl a wig to wear, you perpetuate the idea that her lack of hair is unacceptable to you and the rest of society. You train her to believe that she can't be pretty the way she is.

Bald Is Beautiful: The Message That Got One Young Girl Banned From School

Stephanie Madsen | Posted 05.26.2014 | Healthy Living
Stephanie Madsen

Having lost my hair several times over from the slew of cancer treatments I've received over the last two years, I understand what it feels like to be bald. I am nearly 20 years older than Delaney, and can't even fathom what she has had to go through at such a young age.

These People Could've Let Cancer Get The Best Of Them. Instead, They Showed Cancer Their Best

The Huffington Post | Sara Boboltz | Posted 02.25.2014 | Good News

Cancer can be one of the most devastating diagnoses, and it takes a special kind of courage to channel grief into something meaningful. And that's...

Size Does Matter

Quartz | Andrew O'Connell | Posted 12.10.2013 | Business

From Quartz: If you’ve been trying to get noticed in the office, chances are you’ve been following the conventional wisdom: speaking up in meet...

Sheila Bridges: 'I've Had To Redefine Beauty'

OWN | Posted 11.26.2013 | OWN

Interior designer Sheila Bridges, who Time Magazine calls "one of design's greatest talents" was first featured on "The Oprah Winfrey Show" in 2002. S...

I'm With Stupid: Coaxing Mullets From the Backs of Mutant Mice

Todd Hartley | Posted 01.23.2014 | Comedy
Todd Hartley

No, I'm not a member of the Hair Club for Men. I'm not talking about grafting my neck hair onto my dome, and I'm not talking about a toupee or hair plugs. I'm talking about the skin on my head actually regrowing hair.

What Hair Loss Really Means For Your Health

2013-02-21-grandparentslogo.jpg | Robert Barnett | Posted 10.09.2013 | Fifty

SPECIAL FROM Grandparents.com As a younger man, you noticed your hair thinning on top. Then a little bald spot popped up. Congratulations, you have...

WATCH: I Was Denied A Job Because I'm Bald

HuffPost Live | Posted 08.13.2013 | HuffPost Live 321

By age 35, two-thirds of American men will experience some degree of appreciable hair loss, and by age 50, approximately 85 percent of men have signif...

Hair: Chewbbaca or Bruce Willis?

Maggie Van Ostrand | Posted 06.25.2013 | Comedy
Maggie Van Ostrand

From the hairless pates of medieval monks to long-haired hippies to Hip-Hop cornrows, hair has always been as much on our minds as on our heads.

Bald Is Beautiful?

Lindsay Goldstein | Posted 06.18.2013 | Healthy Living
Lindsay Goldstein

Women in today's society have an inherent attachment to long hair. But being a bald woman -- or even just rocking a buzz or pixie cut -- is a sign of inner strength. It defies society's expectations -- and that takes guts.

Solar Sex Panels and Heart Disease: Do I Have a Disease or a 'Condition'?

Craig Bowron | Posted 06.10.2013 | Healthy Living
Craig Bowron

Until association is replaced by causation -- i.e., treating balding is shown to lower the risk of heart disease -- I'll continue to consider my male pattern hair loss to be a cosmetic issue, and a receding one at that.

Bald Men Have A Higher Risk Of This Health Concern

Posted 04.05.2013 | Fifty

Men who are losing their hair may have bigger concerns than just their looks. A new study finds that balding men share a greater risk of having a hear...

Hair Loss May Signal Cancer Risk, Study Says

Posted 03.26.2013 | Black Voices

French researchers said it, and now a team from the Center for Clinical Epidemiology and Biostatistics at the University of Pennsylvania in Philadelph...

Things That Drive Me Up The Wall

Laverne H. Bardy | Posted 03.20.2013 | Fifty
Laverne H. Bardy

I never cease to be amazed by some of the things I read, hear and observe. Television commercials in particular cause me to scratch my head and ponder. It boggles my mind to realize that before these are released to the public they're actually approved by an infinite number of people.

How Does It Feel To Be Bald?

Quora | Posted 02.26.2013 | Health and Fitness
Quora

This question originally appeared on Quora. Answer by Oliver Emberton, founder of Silktide I've been completely bald since I was nineteen. If...

Donald Trump Offered Hair-Raising Five TRILLION Dollars to Reveal All!

Martin Lewis | Posted 12.24.2012 | Comedy
Martin Lewis

Donald Trump has the least transparent hairdo in the history of this country. There's never been anything like it. Sadly we know very little about the Donald's hair and he has spent millions of dollars on hair products to make sure it stays that way. So, I have a deal for the Donald -- a deal that I do not believe that he can refuse.

Parting Ways: A Brief Look Into Male-Pattern Baldness

Brian Secemsky, M.D. | Posted 12.11.2012 | Healthy Living
Brian Secemsky, M.D.

To understand male-pattern hair loss, properly known as androgenic alopecia, one must understand the life cycle of a normal scalp full of hair.

Where Are All The Hot Bald Guys?

The Huffington Post | Ann Brenoff | Posted 08.07.2012 | Fifty

"I just think it looks so manly. It's smooth and I like to pet his head -- kind of like a cat. It's more intimate."

I'm With Stupid: Good Night, and Don't Let the Bedbugs Paralyze

Todd Hartley | Posted 02.15.2012 | Comedy
Todd Hartley

There are even some advantages to being bald and hairy at the same time. In the shower, if I only have one bathing product, I'm covered. Now, however, there's something else we can take pride in: "hairier skin may be the key to avoiding being bitten by bed bugs."

PHOTOS: In Honor Of Bald And Free Day, Our Favorite Shiny-Topped Stars

Posted 10.14.2011 | Fifty

Untie that headscarf and remove that toupee -- Oct. 14 is "Bald and Free Day"! Today, we tip our hats to the bald and beautiful, saluting those of...