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Skin Cancer

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  • Leonard Apt dies; UCLA pediatric ophthalmologist was 90

    Leonard Apt dies; UCLA pediatric ophthalmologist was 90
    During the first half of the 20th century, pediatricians generally believed that children's eye problems were largely self-corrective — that a child would grow out of his or her crossed eyes or poor vision. But they were wrong. Unless a vision...
  • Dr. William F. House dies at 89; championed cochlear implant

    Dr. William F. House dies at 89; championed cochlear implant
    Dr. William F. House, a dentist-turned-ear specialist who 50 years ago defied the medical establishment and many advocates for the hearing impaired to champion an implantable device, now widely accepted, that made everyday sounds audible to the profoundly...
  • Tribute to a late brother: A plant named 'David Harris'

    Santa Barbara horticulturalist David Harris noticed an unusual succulent growing a few years ago in a client’s backyard in Ojai. Harris, a founding member of the Santa Barbara Cactus & Succulent Society, thought the plant was unlike any Echeveria...
  • Jack Pardee dies at 76; All-Pro linebacker with the L.A. Rams

    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...
  • What's new in beauty and hair-care products

     What's new in beauty and hair-care products
    It's a notion ingrained early: September, the start of the traditional school year, is a time to start over. For the nonstudent, that may mean cleaning out your closets, enrolling in an exercise class or recommitting to New Year's resolutions. It's also a...
  • New proof sunscreen fights aging — but it's a major commitment

    New proof sunscreen fights aging — but it's a major commitment
    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...
  • Olympic swimmer Natalie Coughlin's tips for summer beauty

    Olympic swimmer Natalie Coughlin's tips for summer beauty
    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...
  • Kendall and Kylie Jenner launch summer PacSun collection

    Kendall and Kylie Jenner launch summer PacSun collection
    Kendall and Kylie Jenner’s summer collection for PacSun is set to go on sale starting Saturday, and to mark the occasion, they plan to make personal appearances at a couple of local stores this week. It’s the second Kendall & Kylie...
  • Q&A: Ask the pediatrician! Dr. Diana Blythe answers your questions about kids' health

    <b>Q&A:</b> Ask the pediatrician! Dr. Diana Blythe answers your questions about kids' health
    Have a question for Dr. Blythe? Write to her at AskThePediatrician@tribune.com. For more information on Dr. Blythe, go to pediatricassociates.com. April 29, 2013 Q: My 5-year-old daughter just had her adenoids and tonsils removed because of snoring...
  • FDA approves skin cancer drugs and genetic test

    FDA approves skin cancer drugs and genetic test
    The Food and Drug Administration on Wednesday announced its approval of two new drugs and a diagnostic test that can be used to treat advanced or inoperable melanoma, the most dangerous form of skin disease. Advanced melanoma has joined a wide range...
  • FDA proposes warnings to young people on tanning beds and devices

    FDA proposes warnings to young people on tanning beds and devices
    The nearly 3 in 10 white girls of high school age who use indoor tanning beds likely will soon come face-to-face with a new and stiffer warning aimed at young people eager to get that sun-kissed glow in a hurry: Don't. Faced with mounting evidence...