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Skin Cancer

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  • Cancer treatment speeded by genome superhighway: creator

    Cancer treatment speeded by genome superhighway: creator
    (Reuters) - A new supercomputer-based network will allow doctors to use genomic sequencing to speed cancer treatment and could increase survival chances for patients, its creator, billionaire healthcare businessman Dr. Patrick Soon Shiong, said on...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Daily sunscreen may prevent skin aging

    Daily sunscreen may prevent skin aging
    NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - Using sunscreen every day may help protect against aging skin, according to a new study from Australia. Although the benefits of sunscreen are well know when it comes to preventing sunburns and lowering skin cancer risks,...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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....