| Jun 13, 2013
Dear Amy: We all have stories about hurtful things that parents can say to their adult children, but my mother seems especially clueless about this.
The thoughtful and kind person I talk to on the phone is a hateful, complaining drag in person. She...
| Jun 13, 2013
| 7:58 AM
Pronto llega el verano, aunque el sol y el calor hacen que desde ya mucha gente vaya a la playa. Pensando en ello las autoridades de salud quieren recordar a las personas sobre el peligro de estar expuestos mucho tiempo al sol.
Melanoma, la forma más...
| Jun 13, 2013
High-quality shaving creams make a good gift to pamper the man in your life and help him put his best face forward.
The first step is to kick the can — the aerosol can, that is. Good quality shaving creams that help to soften the beard and hydrate...
| Jun 17, 2013
| 3:00 AM
I am a member of the baby oil generation. Half a century ago, we spent our summers at the pool, slick with a kind of fluid magnifying glass that turned our skin red, then brown.
You wouldn't have been caught dead without a suntan back in the day. And...
| Jun 16, 2013
| 2:46 PM
Teenagers don’t get skin cancer. At least, that’s what Katie Carmichael believed.
But an indentation on her leg tells a different story — a scar that remains five years after a specialist removed an inch of flesh, half a centimeter...
| Jun 14, 2013
| 7:38 PM
Hundreds of community members came out to the Relay For Life Friday evening to show solidarity with those struggling with cancer.
Although the length of that struggle varies, everyone found consolation in the love and support of family members. Relay...
| Dec 12, 2012
| 3:23 PM
The office of Gov. Jerry Brown announced Wednesday that California's chief executive is being treated for prostate cancer. Dr. Eric Small, Brown’s oncologist at UC San Francisco, said in a statement that the governor is undergoing a short course of....
| 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....
| 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...
| 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...
| 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...