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Skin Cancer

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  • Greg Schwem: Please let Lindsay Lohan sleep

    Leave it to Lindsay Lohan to give naps a bad reputation. As a dedicated nap taker, I now fear that my slumber will be violently interrupted by a "concerned" party who jumps to the conclusion that because my eyes are shut in the early afternoon and I am...
  • Blaming God for tragedy is a sad and selfish response

    Q: In 2009, our daughter lost her daughter, age 31, to melanoma. Now she blames God and won't change her mind. What are your thoughts when people blame God for tragedy? This saddens us, as we are Christians. -- M., Boynton Beach, FL via godsquadquestio@...
  • The God Squad: God gives grace, but not guarantees

    Q: In 2009, our daughter lost her daughter, age 31, to melanoma. Now she blames God and won't change her mind. What are your thoughts when people blame God for tragedy? This saddens us, as we are Christians. — M., Boynton Beach, FL via...
  • HU announces $13.5 million grant for health disparity research

    HU announces $13.5 million grant for health disparity research
    An elated William R. "Bill" Harvey, president of Hampton University, announced Friday that the university had received a $13.5 million, five-year grant from the National Institute on Minority Health and Health Disparities. "It's a huge grant and it's...
  • Rick Lang: Photographer documented South's byways

    Rick Lang: Photographer documented South's byways
    One of Rick Lang's favorite things was to travel the countryside and back roads and find inspiration for his photography. "His photographs are timeless and had a romantic view of the Southern landscape," said Peter Schreyer, executive director of the...
  • Heather Rodale's muse moves high school students to inspire cancer patients

     
    Art was a lifeline for Heather Rodale when she needed it most. The Lower Macungie township resident and founder of Healing Through The Arts understands that creativity can play a crucial role in overcoming an illness. "When I was diagnosed with cancer and...
  • Sue T. Brown, psychologist group director

    Sue T. Brown, psychologist group director
    Sue T. Brown, who served as executive director of the Maryland Psychological Association for nearly three decades, died July 10 of complications from metastatic melanoma at her Columbia home. She was 73. Sue Taylor was born in Seattle and raised in...
  • The Amanda Workout

    CrossFit was founded by Greg Glassman after he trained Santa Cruz Police Department officers. The first CrossFit gym opened in Santa Cruz in the 1990s. The only machines in CrossFit gyms are for rowing. The exercises focus on functional movements, or...
  • Richard Edgar Boss April 21, 1931 - July 12, 2013

    Richard Edgar Boss April 21, 1931 - July 12, 2013
    Richard Boss, a 50 year resident of La Canada Flintridge, passed away peacefully and comfortably in his sleep on Friday, July 12, 2013. He had been battling Melanoma for six months. He leaves his wife of 59 years, Lillian Boss, their two sons and...
  • My melanoma, my message

    My melanoma, my message
    As a surgical oncologist, I'm usually the one delivering the bad news. But this time I was the recipient. Nine days earlier, my dermatologist had taken a biopsy from a small pink dot on my back, and now the results were available. It was, he told me,...
  • Young white women still embrace indoor tanning despite cancer risks

    Young white women still embrace indoor tanning despite cancer risks
    Indoor tanning is a great way to get skin cancer – especially if you start young. People who use tanning beds, sunlamps or tanning booths before age 35 are up to 75% more likely to develop melanoma, and those who begin before 25 may double their...