Joe's Viewpoint: No Shave November - WDAM-TV 7-News, Weather, Sports-Hattiesburg, MS

Joe's Viewpoint: No Shave November

HATTIESBURG, MS (WDAM) -

Men across the Pine Belt are saying no to shaving to bring awareness to men's health issues during the month of November. Not wanting to be left out, the men at WDAM decided to join the cause and that is why many of us are sporting more facial hair than normal. Except for the brave Randy Swan who decided to shave off his mustache for the cause. We join some other great companies like South Central Regional Medical Center who is in the second year of their Movember challenge to all men in our area to grow a mustache to highlight men's health issues and Men across the Pine Belt are saying no to shaving to bring awareness to men's health issues during the month of November. Not wanting to be left out, the men at WDAM decided to join the cause and that is why many of us are sporting more facial hair than normal. Except for the brave Randy Swan who decided to shave off his mustache for the cause. We join some other great companies like South Central Regional Medical Center who is in the second year of their Movember challenge to all men in our area to grow a mustache to highlight men's health issues and remind them to get regular checkups and screenings. I spoke to Linda Gavin this week at South Central who shared that this initiative fits their mission perfectly. Their focus at the hospital perfectly sums up what all this increased facial hair is all about – “If one life is saved as the result of our efforts it has all been worth it.” Well said, and we are happy to lend support and remind men to get your checkups. This is today's viewpoint. remind them to get regular checkups and screenings. I spoke to Linda Gavin this week at South Central who shared that this initiative fits their mission perfectly. Their focus at the hospital perfectly sums up what all this increased facial hair is all about – “If one life is saved as the result of our efforts it has all been worth it.” Well said, and we are happy to lend support and remind men to get your checkups.

This is today's viewpoint.

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