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Live Testicular Exam on the Today Show

Mike Craycraft | Posted 11.24.2014 | Healthy Living
Mike Craycraft

I applaud Willie Geist and Carson Daly, who recently underwent a live testicular exam on the Today show as part of their "No-Shave Today" programming.

The Movember Momentum and You: How Mustaches Are Changing Men's Health Beyond Cancer

Julie Chen, M.D. | Posted 11.15.2014 | Healthy Living
Julie Chen, M.D.

It doesn't matter what gender you are. Movember can be a great way to finally allow yourselves or your loved ones to open up and share any health concerns you may have, be they mental, physical, or preventative.

18 Mustache Photos That Remind Us What 'Movember' Is All About

The Huffington Post | Sarah Klein & Damon Dahlen | Posted 11.17.2014 | Healthy Living

If a man in your life is sporting some new facial hair this month, he may not just be too lazy to shave. Once an effort to raise awareness for pros...

5 Frightening, Lifesaving Things to Know About CT Scans, Side Effects, Blood and Cancer

Paul Sanderson | Posted 11.12.2014 | Healthy Living
Paul Sanderson

My wife Briggs was driven so far down by chemotherapy for her advanced rectal cancer. Yet in the book I wrote in her memory, Briggs: Love, Cancer...

I Touch Myself

Melanie Young | Posted 10.06.2014 | Healthy Living
Melanie Young

Being comfortable and familiar with your body and conducting self-examinations to look for signs of anything out of the ordinary is an important part of self-health. We listen to our stomachs when they growl and we feed ourselves. Are we taking a hard look at our bodies and taking the touch test?

Celebrities Are Grabbing Their Balls In New 'Ice Bucket'-Like Campaign

The Huffington Post | Dino Grandoni | Posted 10.03.2014 | Technology

Talk about a ballsy campaign. Taking a page out of the playbook of ALS fundraisers, two brothers have started a social media campaign called "Crotc...

How Meditation Helped This Man Battle Cancer (WATCH)

The Huffington Post | Sahaj Kohli | Posted 09.23.2014 | Healthy Living

The increasingly popular practice of meditation has a number of important physical and mental health benefits. For Andy Puddicombe, the ancient mindfu...

First I Was Fondled by a Daddy

Matthew Terrell | Posted 08.16.2014 | Gay Voices
Matthew Terrell

I fondly remember the first man to ever touch my genitals, even though the experience is a scar on my memory.

The Strange Way My Dad Helped Me Learn About Cancer

Kevin Lankes | Posted 08.13.2014 | Healthy Living
Kevin Lankes

As a teenager, very little is more embarrassing than running your fingers over a fake scrotum under the instruction of your father. But I did it, and before long I was glad that I had.

We Have Extraordinary Fathers in Our Family

Karen Sewell | Posted 08.13.2014 | Parents
Karen Sewell

Raising my daughters to know two fathers is challenging. It is special, and it's joyous at times, and it's also confusing and heartbreaking.

The Best Thing I Did While Battling Cancer

Karen Sewell | Posted 07.30.2014 | Healthy Living
Karen Sewell

That evening when we got home, Sean said something that became a game-changer. Instead of worrying about the "what-if's" in life, it became clear to us that we were the decision-makers.

Lessons I Learned From Grief Counseling

Karen Sewell | Posted 07.02.2014 | Healthy Living
Karen Sewell

Experiencing grief can push us to our limits. Grief can push us past our limits and set new standards for our life going forward. It has amazing power.

NSFW: Dudes Are Stuffing Their Penises Into Socks For Cancer Awareness

Posted 03.27.2014 | Weird News

Men, it might be time for you to put your #cockinasock. This week, droves of dudes have been stuffing their penises into socks of all shapes and si...

New Innovation in the AYA Cancer Movement: The Future Is Here

Emily Drake | Posted 03.17.2014 | Healthy Living
Emily Drake

While attending the first annual Society of Adolescent and Young Adult Oncology (SAYAO) conference, one thing became abundantly clear: technology is going to greatly influence the future of the adolescent and young adult (AYA) oncology movement.

Get to Know Testicular Cancer

Karen Sewell | Posted 01.23.2014 | Healthy Living
Karen Sewell

Cancer sucks and it is important to be informed. There is a lot of information out there about testicular cancer and other cancers that affect men, so do your research, be informed, talk with your doctor and do what you can to help advocate for awareness.

Affordable Health Care for Everyone Is Important

Karen Sewell | Posted 01.23.2014 | Healthy Living
Karen Sewell

There is much debate surrounding the Affordable Care Act (commonly known as Obamacare), its implementation, its policies, and how millions of Americans will actually benefit from the new law. No matter what side of the debate you fall on, it is important to look at what Obamacare could mean for people like my husband.

REVEALED: Strange Link Between Deadly Cancer, Sun Protection

| Elizabeth Norton | Posted 10.17.2013 | Science

A genetic variant that increases the risk of testicular cancer may be favored by evolution because it helps protect those with fair skin from the sun...

Cancer's Bright and Blissful Side

Karen Sewell | Posted 01.23.2014 | Healthy Living
Karen Sewell

There are two sides to nearly everything. When it comes to cancer, it's the dark side of things that often holds the focus and my experience with cancer was no exception.

WATCH: These Rugby Hunks Get REALLY Naked In Video For A Good Cause (NSFW)

The Huffington Post | James Nichols | Posted 10.08.2013 | Gay Voices

It's not a secret that many gay men adore rugby players -- and now they have one more reason to love them! The United Kingdom’s Wolverhamton Wolv...

5 Important Things Caregivers Should Know

Karen Sewell | Posted 11.29.2013 | Healthy Living
Karen Sewell

Fortunately, with some time behind me, I've found ways to enjoy life again. There's no rushing this process, dear caregivers, but if you trust that you'll get there, you will.

In the Thick of 'Young Man's Cancer'

Jeb Harrison | Posted 10.29.2013 | Healthy Living
Jeb Harrison

Take care of ourselves? Perhaps that's the one thought that trumps all others, and probably the one thing that parents of sick kids, especially sick adult kids, lose sight of. And it's probably the only thing in this whole horrifying cancer dance that a proud parent can actually control to some degree.

Being Angry at God for Cancer

Dan Duffy | Posted 09.01.2013 | Healthy Living
Dan Duffy

Being mad at the disease made all the sense in the world to me. Being mad at God... didn't. Because in my own mind, God does nothing on a whim.

The Happy Indignity of Cancer Survival

Dan Duffy | Posted 08.04.2013 | Healthy Living
Dan Duffy

It happens every year, like clockwork. I get the call, I mope about it, I go in, I put on the gown, I lay on the table. Every year, for the rest of my life, I have to subject myself to one of the most humbling experiences you can possibly imagine: the balltrasound.

Cancer as Newlyweds: An Unplanned Journey

Emily Kontos | Posted 07.22.2013 | Healthy Living
Emily Kontos

Little did my husband and I know that a mere four years after reciting our vows, we would be asked to live up to them. That was when we discovered that Alex had advanced testicular cancer, and his surgery and chemotherapy treatment would begin right away.

The Motivation to Fight Cancer

Dan Duffy | Posted 06.16.2013 | Healthy Living
Dan Duffy

Now that my physical fight is long ago, my motivation is to help others get back up when they've been knocked down, and I will even include myself in that category.