Men’s health highlighted as ‘Movember’ begins

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Nov. 1 is the start of Movember – an effort to encourage men to take charge of their health.

As part of Movember, men are encouraged to start clean shaven and grow facial hair through the end of the month, bringing awareness to men's health.

Movember is an opportunity for men who are reluctant about getting screened for health issues, such as colon or prostate cancers, to overcome those fears.

Officials say there is a much better survival rate if complications are found early.

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