Tag: skin cancer

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

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

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