Health news and notes, Nov. 24

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ASICS has partnered with the Prostate Cancer Foundation to create these blue kicks ($120) for prostate cancer awareness. About one in six men will get prostate cancer at some point in his life. These ASICS GT-2000 2 BR running sneakers are lighter than their first-generation predecessor, and a minimum of $25,000 (up to $50,000) from sales will go the foundation.

Break out the ugly sweaters

Stand Up To Cancer’s annual Ugly Sweater campaign is back. Break out your tackiest holiday wear (bonus points for any with embellishments like ribbons or jingle bells) and register at www.su2c.org/ugly. Family and friends can sponsor you for each day you don the holiday horror. Or, you can host an ugly sweater party and ask guests to donate. All proceeds from the campaign go to Stand Up To Cancer’s research efforts to get new cancer therapies out to patients quickly.

IVF help

NYC women struggling with IVF costs can enroll in a free trial at Columbia University to test a new investigational treatment. The trial is open-ended; call 212-305-9672 or visit www.thriveivf.com or www.clinicaltrials.gov to learn more.

30-second lifesaver

We’re bringing back this weekly feature in which a health expert gives us a quick, easy tip that could, well, save your life. This week’s comes from Mark Merchant C.S.C.S., cofounder of As One, which offers small-group fitness classes in NYC (www.as1effect.com).

Incorporate some fun fitness into Thursday

“Give everyone one hour to process Thanksgiving dinner, then grab all the adults and kids and walk to the nearest playground. The playground will give the kids a great outlet to release some pent-up energy, and the walk will give the adults an opportunity to up their metabolism and process all that food.”



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