Besides a trim and a shave, customers at Denny Moe’s Superstar Barbershop in Harlem can also receive a free blood pressure screening, The Daily News reported Thursday. Barbershop owner Dennis (Denny Moe) Mitchell, 45, has been on a mission to keep his customers healthy, especially after Mitchell learned he developed Type 2 diabetes last year.
Turning his head from side to side as he checks his reflection in the barbershop mirror, Terrell Mack seems pretty pleased with his haircut — a tight, neat crop — but he can’t get up from the chair just yet. The hair-dusted cape is swept away with the usual toreador flourish. Mack’s sleeve is pushed
The barbershop can be a safe haven for black men, a place for honest conversation and trust — and, as physician Joseph Ravenell suggests, a good place to bring up tough topics about health. He’s turning the barbershop into a place to talk about medical problems that statistically affect black men more often and more