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Recap: Cutting For a Cure 2014 in Harlem, NY

July 12th was all about fresh cuts and better health at the Cutting For a Cure 2014 event in Harlem, where celebrity barbers from around the country and even as far as France volunteered their time and talent to cut hair for 48 hours straight. Why? The goal was to raise funding and increased awareness

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Celebrity barber Denny Moe has cut the hair of many well-known faces in the entertainment industry but he’s also launched “Cutting for a Cure,” which is a 48-hour health fair and haircutting marathon. Source

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Harlem Barbershop Serves Up Preventative Medical Care

A team of medical professionals from NYU Langone Medical Center and Bellevue Hospital is offering free health assessments to customers of a barbershop in Harlem, among others, as part of an effort to better serve a community that studies find doesn’t get regular checkups. Research from Dr. Joseph Ravenell revealed an alarming rise in medical


Harlem Barbershop Hosts Cutting for a Cure Event

NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) — It can be tough to convince certain loved ones to go to a doctor, even for a simple checkup. So on Saturday, a barbershop in Harlem hosted a marathon hair cutting event, hoping to bring the checkup to them, CBS 2’s Janelle Burrell reported. Their talented hands have trimmed and cut the


Harlem barbershop offers fresh cuts, health screenings for charity

Denny Moe’s Superstar Barbershop in Harlem offers its clients more than the traditional clean shave and nice haircut over the weekend. The popular neighborhood establishment takes its commitment to the community to the next level to focus on better health with “Cutting For A Cure.” The bi-annual charity event brings barbers from across the country

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Harlem barbershop aims to cut blood pressure rates

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.

Barber Dennis "Denny Moe" Mitchell, 45, applies the cuff of an electronic blood pressure machine to Terrell Mack after his haircut at Denny Moe's Superstar Barbershop in New York June 8, 2011.   REUTERS/Shannon Stapleton

Harlem barbershops, salons double as health clinics

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