Tag: skin cancer

Cancer-Causing Chemicals in Sunscreens? Here’s What You...

Just as families across the U.S. look forward to spending more time outdoors this summer comes the unwelcome news that...

June 4, 2021

Cancer Specialist Discusses the Dangers of Sun...

According to the Skin Cancer Foundation, skin cancer is the most common type of cancer worldwide. In the U.S. alone, more...

May 21, 2021

Five Things People of Color Should Know...

A common misconception about skin cancer is that, because their skin contains a higher amount of melanin, African-Americans and people...

May 19, 2021

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

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