Prostate cancer fundraiser a real boot-slapper

Monsoon-like weather didn’t dampen the enthusiasm, attendance nor dollars raised at the recent Give Prostate Cancer the Boot event held during the Millarville Rodeo Aug. 4. Hosted by the Prostate Cancer Centre (PCC), the event featured up-close rodeo, a corporate…

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Nutty beer night pitches in for prostate cancer centre

Your faithful social scribe takes great pleasure in supporting myriad causes — none more so than prostate cancer. With one in seven men affected by the disease, prostate cancer is something we should all be aware of — and support…

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Stealth Yoga

It’s called Stealth Yoga. It’s a yoga class designed for prostate cancer survivors.

The exercise helps the men regain their strength and flexibility by sneaking yoga in with resistance training.

Nicole Culos-Reed, PhD, a researcher with the University of Calgary…

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‘Downward dog’ helps prostate cancer survivors

You won’t see any complicated head stand poses in the yoga class at the Calgary Prostate Cancer Centre. In fact, the men there don’t consider it a yoga class at all.

“This is more of a stretching, weight lifting and…

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