Tag: skin cancer

Skin Cancer & UV Exposure: Protection Involves...

Skin cancer is the most common cancer in the human body. The American Academy of Dermatology reports that one in...

July 20, 2020

Skin Cancer Risks, Prevention and Diagnosis

The most common cancer in the United States is skin cancer and the number one cause is the sun, something...

July 14, 2020

Protecting Kids from Sun’s UV Rays Now...

A few serious sunburns throughout childhood can increase your son’s or daughter’s risk of skin cancer later in life, according...

June 30, 2020

Roundup: Benefits of 300 Fewer Calories; Alcohol’s...

Cutting Just 300 Calories A Day Could Bring Heart Health Benefits New research finds that even a modest reduction of...

July 19, 2019

Sunscreen Ingredients: Clarifying the Confusion

Sunscreen provides vital protection year-round against the sun’s ultraviolet (UV) rays, which are linked to the skin’s premature aging, sunburn...

June 11, 2019

State-of-the-Art 3D Imaging Can Spot Skin Cancer...

It is known as the Vectra and it does something that only a dozen similar machines can do in the...

May 30, 2019

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

Spotting Skin Cancer: Groundbreaking Body Imaging Technology...

Skin cancer is by far the most common type of cancer. If you know what to look for — such...

March 25, 2019

Sunscreen Smarts: The Best Ones and How...

Sunscreen and summer – they are said together as often as sand and surf this time of year. Whether it’s...

June 26, 2018

Roundup: Sunscreens With Higher SPFs; Ban on...

Sunscreen With SPF 100 Offers Better Protection Than SPF 50, New Study Finds The value of sunscreen products with an...

June 8, 2018

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