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Skin Cancer

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  • Marvin W. Meyer dies at 64; expert on Gnosticism

    Marvin W. Meyer dies at 64; expert on Gnosticism
    Marvin W. Meyer, an expert on Gnosticism and ancient texts about Jesus outside the New Testament who challenged the traditional portrayal of Judas Iscariot as the ultimate biblical villain, has died. He was 64. Meyer, whose book "The Gospel of Judas"...
  • U.S. to cover cancer treatment for 9/11 responders

    U.S. to cover cancer treatment for 9/11 responders
    NEW YORK (Reuters) - The 70,000 surviving firefighters, police officers and other first responders who raced to the World Trade Center after the attacks of September 11, 2001 will be entitled to free monitoring and treatment for some 50 forms of cancer....
  • Tanning parlors may misinform clients about risks

    Tanning parlors may misinform clients about risks
    NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - Tanning facilities often given inconsistent or incorrect information about the risks associated with indoor tanning and may let kids as young as 10 or 12 tan, according to a new study from Missouri. Although the U.S. Food...
  • 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...
  • New sunscreen labels designed to shed light on products

    New sunscreen labels designed to shed light on products
    So, there you are in the sunscreen aisle, where the number of products on the shelves is approximately equal to the number of grains of sand on a beach. How to choose? Read the labels. Your decision may still not be easy, but new labeling regulations...
  • Walking — and sharing life details — to fight cancer

    Walking &#8212; and sharing life details &#8212; to fight cancer
    Before she joined the sea of pink-clothed people who turned out for a breast cancer walk in Baltimore Sunday morning, Janet Warren filled out a medical history and gave a blood sample. It was a different way to show her commitment to the cause — one...
  • Cancers on the rise in pregnant women: study

    Cancers on the rise in pregnant women: study
    NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - The number of pregnant women diagnosed with cancer has increased over the past couple of decades, a new study from Australia suggests. In 2007, the most recent year studied, researchers found 192 out of every 100,000...
  • New cancer tools allow patients to reconsider chemo

    New cancer tools allow patients to reconsider chemo
    LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - After decades of using one-size-fits-all therapies to combat cancer, doctors are using new tools to help decide when their patients can skip chemotherapy or other harsh treatments. An approach to oncology that has been in place...
  • Genetics to determine cancer treatments

    Genetics to determine cancer treatments
    The war on cancer is poised to enter a new phase that promises more precise treatments, fewer side effects and, most of all, more survivors. And none too soon. Although death rates from many cancers have slowly but steadily declined over the decades,...
  • Save face with better shaving creams

    Save face with better shaving creams
    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...
  • Should old, sick patients get skin cancer surgery?

    Should old, sick patients get skin cancer surgery?
    NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - More than two-thirds of people with non-melanoma skin cancer underwent surgery to treat the condition, according to a new study - including patients who were at least 85 years old or had multiple other chronic diseases....