Beauticians and Barbers can Do More Than Their Services
Doctors are relying on beauticians and barbers
to spread awareness of health issues like stroke// , prostate cancer and others.
What they can do may be as vital as any doctor, drug or diagnostic test.
A study slated for presentation this week at the American Stroke Association's Internati...
Snippy haircuts, snappier AIDS lessons from barbers
Under the shade of a tree or by the side of a bus stand, they snap up conversations with customers while giving them a shave or a haircut. But the barbers
// aren't quite indulging in idle chitchat: they are talking HIV/AIDS.
In a novel initiative, 85 roadside barbers
in the busy commerciali...
Now-Banned Hair Dyes Linked to Bladder Cancer
...udy finds slightly elevated risk for hairdressers, barbers
WEDNESDAY, March 26 (HealthDay News) -- Hairdressers and barbers
who used now-banned hair dyes that had high concen...tudies on cancers in hairdressers, beauticians and barbers
that were done after 1993.
Hair dyes are classi...
Barbershop Talks Cut Black Men's Prostate Cancer Risk
... by a motion picture -- has already enlisted 4,000 barbers
nationwide to provide prostate cancer education an...ng and free care."
The program started with 300 barbers
and screening for 20,000 men. Last year, more than... are making a difference," he said. "More and more barbers
are asking about it on their own, and also more ac...
Barbers In Malda Participate In HIV/AIDS Awareness Program
...ary Bhawan. The heath officials projected that the barbers
had an important role in projecting the seriousnes...ategies can be effectively communicated.
were urged to use a new blade for every shave and ... the shop. Dr S Banerjee, deputy CMOH I, urged the barbers
to additionally charge the customers an extra rupe...