Tag: melanoma

Melanoma Monday: Know the Melanoma ABCs (Infographic)

The American Academy of Dermatology recognizes the first Monday in May as Melanoma Monday to raise awareness about this potentially...

May 6, 2019

Merkel Cell Carcinoma: A Different Type of...

Merkel cell carcinoma is a rare form of skin cancer that is being diagnosed in more people. The number of...

March 21, 2018

The ABCs of Melanoma (Infographic)

This infographic provides tips for identifying the first signs of melanoma and how to protect skin from harmful effects of...

May 1, 2017

Melanoma Skin Cancer Rates are Rising, New...

Despite a growing awareness of the dangers of too much exposure to the sun, more Americans than ever are being...

December 26, 2016

News Roundup: Spread of Zika Virus ‘Alarming,’...

In its first major statement on the Zika virus, the World Health Organization said it will convene an emergency meeting...

January 29, 2016

Melanoma Rate Doubles; The Skinny on Healthy...

The rate of diagnoses for melanoma, the deadliest form of skin cancer, has doubled between 1982 and 2011, the U.S....

June 5, 2015

5 Melanoma Myths

  Many see developing skin cancer as “no big deal,” compared with other forms of cancer, but for the 73,870...

May 4, 2015

Dementia Risk Factors, Stroke Prevention & Other...

Your blood type may play a small role in your risk for dementia, a new study finds. People with blood...

September 12, 2014

The Risks of Tanning

Despite the fact that exposure to ultraviolet rays (UV) is known to cause skin cancer – the most common of...

August 20, 2014

Melanoma Alert, Lung Cancer Research, Kids in...

The incidence of melanoma — an aggressive form of skin cancer — has spiked a whopping 200 percent since 1973,...

August 1, 2014

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The simple act of breathing is so automatic we don’t even think about it – especially when we’re asleep. Unless you’re Anthony Joseph Plater, who...

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Defying the Odds: He Survives Twice-Ruptured...

A network engineer and father, Javier Quintana, 53, was very active and physically fit, playing tennis regularly and weight training three times a week. But...