| Jul 22, 2013
| 11:59 AM
Sometimes good things do come in small packages, and that applies to women, their height and cancer.
Taller women have a higher risk of developing cancer, according to a study published in a journal of the American Association for Cancer Research....
| Jul 1, 2013
| 10:13 AM
Summer is a time for picnics, ballgames and relaxing by the shore. The warmer days also can be a time of sunburn for those who spend a lot of time outdoors. Before heading outside for work or fun, make sure you’re prepared to protect your skin...
| Jul 1, 2013
| 11:05 AM
Many people love the warm sun. The sun’s rays make us feel good, and in the short term, makes you look good. But our love affair isn’t a two-way street: while the summer sun feels great, it can be dangerous. Besides its wellknown skin cancer...
| Jun 28, 2013
| 1:05 AM
Sarcoids are the most common equine skin tumors world-wide that has been heart-ache for horses and their owners for centuries. Although common, sarcoids vary greatly in their size and appearance, the nature in which they grow and potentially spread and...
| Jun 21, 2013
| 2:32 PM
Chronic disease management workshop
The Washington County Living Well coalition is sponsoring a Living Well (Chronic Disease Self-Management) Workshop. The Living Well workshops help people with chronic diseases learn skills to manage their symptoms and...
| Jun 21, 2013
| 6:15 AM
Summer officially starts on Friday and no matter how old you are, the season still beckons your inner kid with play, adventure and freedom. Just don’t let grown-up, self-conscious worries zap the fun.
Swimmer, 12-time Olympic medalist and...
| Apr 29, 2013
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April 29, 2013
Q: My 5-year-old daughter just had her adenoids and tonsils removed because of snoring...
| Jan 24, 2013
| 4:22 PM
For the last 30 years, The Skin Cancer Foundation has been fighting the good fight against the growing menace of skin cancer. It has issued a consistent message about skin protection and research into the most common form of cancer in the United States....
| Jun 4, 2013
| 7:45 AM
New research offers convincing proof that daily sunscreen use can slow the signs of aging and protect against cancer to boot. Wait. Daily?
Yes, every day, the whole year round. Of those who took part in the years-long research and were assigned to use...
| Apr 1, 2013
| 10:36 PM
Jack Pardee, an All-Pro NFL linebacker whose career with the Los Angeles Rams was interrupted in the mid-1960s when he battled malignant melanoma before returning to the field and becoming a well-traveled coach, has died. He was 76.
Pardee, who was...
| Apr 10, 2013
| 4:24 PM
Warmer weather brings many sensual wonders: sounds of happy birds, warmth against our skin, and the scent of freshly turned over soil. Indeed, as I walked my dog through Emmaus this week, I caught a glimpse of one urban farmer after another. They were all...