Tag: skin cancer

Roundup: Location of Colon Cancer Tumors Linked...

The research helps shed light on a question many oncologists continue to ask: Why do some patients with advanced colon...

May 20, 2016

Tennis Fans: Wear Sunscreen to Protect Skin

Thousands of tennis fans soak up bright sunshine and match play at the Miami Open this week, it's likely many...

March 27, 2016

Wear Sunscreen to Protect Skin

A broad spectrum label on a sunscreen indicates the product — when used properly — will protect you from the...

March 6, 2016

Junk Food Dims the Brain; Alarming Trends...

Junk Food Dims the Brain; Alarming Trends in Heroin Use; and Indoor Tanning Rates Drop

July 10, 2015

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

Tanning Salons Sued for Alleged False Safety...

Alleged false advertisement about the so-called “safety” of indoor tanning salons has prompted the New York Attorney General to sue...

April 27, 2015

X-Men Star: Protect Skin With Sunscreen

Hugh Jackman plays Wolverine, a superhero with fast-acting healing powers, in the X-Men blockbuster movie series. Off-screen, he’s battling skin...

October 29, 2014

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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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...