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Skin Cancer

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  • Community Digest: Bingo, blood drive and end of the year school schedule

    Community Digest: Bingo, blood drive and end of the year school schedule
    Coach, Pandora bingo A Coach and Pandora bingo to benefit Lake Shore Sox Baseball will be held June 14 at The Columbian Center, 315 Ritchie Highway in Severna Park. The doors will open at noon and bingo will start at 1 p.m. Tickets cost $20 in advance...
  • Aumentan los casos de cáncer de piel en Estados Unidos

    Aumentan los casos de cáncer de piel en Estados Unidos
    CDC: La tasa de melanoma de los Estados Unidos está ahora al doble de lo que estaba hace 30 años La incidencia de melanoma, la forma más mortal de cáncer de piel, se ha duplicado en los Estados Unidos en los últimos 30 años y está prevista a...
  • U.S. melanoma rate is now double what it was 30 years ago

    The incidence of melanoma, the deadliest form of skin cancer, has doubled in the U.S. in the last 30 years and is on track to remain high unless Americans take more precautions to protect themselves from ultraviolet radiation, the Centers for Disease...
  • Health Announcements: BWMC programs

    BWMC programs UM Baltimore Washington Medical Center in Glen Burnie will offer the following programs June 15, 17, 18, and 19. •A new program, "Look Good, Feel Better," will be held from 10 a.m. to noon the third Monday of every month beginning...
  • Officials urge residents to protect their skin from the sun's rays

    Officials urge residents to protect their skin from the sun's rays
    With warmer, sunnier weather at hand and people headed to the beach or the park, health officials are urging residents to take precautions against skin damage, which can lead to skin cancer, the most common form of cancer in the nation. Melanomas are...
  • Helping patients, providing jobs are important to ATHENA winner

    Helping patients, providing jobs are important to ATHENA winner
    In addition to serving patients, Dr. Amy Derick believed giving jobs to her 100 full-time employees also was professionally fulfilling. "When I went into medicine it was to help my patients, but later I enjoyed employing people," said Derick, an...
  • Harriette Thompson, 92, becomes oldest woman to finish a marathon

    Harriette Thompson, 92, becomes oldest woman to finish a marathon
    With the Coronado Bridge as a backdrop, Harriette Thompson stepped outside of the Hilton Bayfront hotel Friday morning and began jogging along the bay. One woman stopped her in front of the million-dollar yachts for an autograph. Another wanted her to...
  • Rock Out Melanoma II raises $100,000

    Rock Out Melanoma II raises $100,000
    Rock Out Melanoma II Benefiting: Skin of Steel, raising funds to fight melanoma and develop a national melanoma tissue bank Location: Fields Volvo, Northfield Attended: 350 Raised: $100,000 Date: March 7 Website: skinofsteel.org
  • Commentary: Protect your skin and notice changes in moles

    Wear sunscreen. In Orange County, where the climate often feels like perpetual summer, this advice is simple but significant in preventing melanoma — the most dangerous of skin cancers. But it is not the only method of defense. Knowing the risk...
  • Court awards higher damages in malpractice case

    Court awards higher damages in malpractice case
    TALLAHASSEE — A dozen years after the Legislature approved limiting damages in medical-malpractice lawsuits, the Florida Supreme Court sided with an injured woman who argued the limits should not apply to her case. In a 5-2 decision Thursday,...
  • Take care when having fun in the sun

    Take care when having fun in the sun
    We are a society of sun worshippers. Most of us can't wait to get outdoors on a bright, sunny day. Sunlight lifts our spirts, it provides health benefits like Vitamin D and helps boosts levels of melatonin which helps us sleep. We praise people with...