Tag: skin cancer

Roundup: Fake Sunscreens, Lung Cancer Rates and...

FDA: Do Not Use Sunscreen Supplements or Pills; They Don’t Work There is no such thing as effective sunscreen supplements...

May 25, 2018

Roundup: Skin Cancer, Kratom and Childhood Obesity

U.S. Health Experts Urge Skin Cancer Counseling for Kids, Young Adults Doctors should advise families early on about skin cancer...

April 6, 2018

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

When Sunburn Requires a Visit to the...

Despite best intentions to protect yourself from the sun’s harsh rays, you’ve likely experienced at least one sunburn over your...

August 22, 2017

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

Hispanics and Skin Cancer: Myths, Attitudes May...

In culturally diverse South Florida, the sun’s rays are a year-round mainstay, even through winter and in between rainy-season thunderstorms....

March 22, 2017

Winter Sun Protection (With Infographic)

While much of the country is under freeze conditions, winter weather in South Florida is generally comfortable and bright with lots...

January 12, 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

Roundup: Study Faults Consumer Reviews of Sunscreen...

How reliable are online product reviews for popular sunscreens? Products with glowing reviews don’t necessarily offer the greatest protection from sun...

July 8, 2016

Skin Cancer Surging Among Young People

She now frequently sees people in their 20s and 30s with non-melanoma skin cancer, including squamous cell and basal cell,...

June 9, 2016

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Whether you have an acute back injury or a serious spine condition, the team at Miami Neuroscience Institute has extensive experience that includes minimally invasive...

She’s a Hairdresser and Breast Cancer...

As a hairdresser for more than 30 years and a “very private person,” Gabriele Bauer, 50, had her life dramatically change when she was diagnosed...

New Endovascular Suite at Bethesda Heart...

Bethesda Heart Hospital has become the first hospital in Palm Beach County — and one of just a few in the nation — to have...

COVID-19 Roundup: ‘Long Haulers’ with Mild...

One-Third of COVID-19 Patients with Initial Mild Illness Had Lingering Symptoms for Months Nearly one-third of people who contracted COVID-19 had lingering symptoms for a...

Swollen Lymph Nodes after COVID-19 Vaccine...

A small number of women have noticed enlarged lymph nodes after receiving the coronavirus vaccine and are mistaking them for a symptom of breast cancer,...

Ask the Psychiatrist: Heart Health and...

Research shows a strong connection between your emotions and your heart. Love, anger, sadness, depression, loneliness, hostility, a Type A personality – all of these...

Lower Your Cancer Risk by Knowing...

Your genetic makeup ― half from your mother and half from your father ― is responsible for your hair and eye color. Yet it’s more...

I’m Feeling Brand New Again: How...

Essential tremor is one of the most common movement disorders. And as its name indicates, it effects movements that are essential for daily living —...

Q&A on Weight Management: There’s No...

For decades, public health experts have warned us about the negative consequences of the obesity epidemic. The numbers continue to rise, however, with no sign...

A Different Cardiovascular Risk for Women:...

Cardiovascular disease is the leading cause of death for women in the U.S., representing about one of every three female deaths. Women have been extremely...