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Skin Cancer

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Top Skin Cancer Articles

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  • Don't Fry Day

    Don't Fry Day
    I'm not going to lie, I love the sun. Everyday the weather permits, my daughters and I are outside playing.  BUT, we are a fair-skinned bunch, so before we head out, I slather them in sunscreen.  They moan and groan about it, but too bad, "no sunscreen,...
  • Congress unites on skin cancer

     
    They can't agree on climate change. Fixing the rate increase on student loans? Nope. The farm bill remains in legislative limbo. Leave it to skin cancer to bring together warring Congressional Republicans and Democrats. U.S. Rep. Charlie Dent, R-15th...
  • Even a few extra pounds can reduce the odds of a healthy old age

     
    It should come as no surprise that maintaining a healthy weight throughout adulthood significantly boosts the odds of enjoying a healthy old age. A study published today by the British Medical Journal quantifies just how helpful a trim body can......
  • Children need more vitamin D, researchers say

     
    Like adults, children require vitamin D -- it's one of those often-ignored fundamentals. But how much? The vitamin is crucial for, among other things, bone development, so no one wants to skimp. But not many experts want to go overboard......
  • 'Real Housewives of Orange County': Jeana Keough on why she's leaving and what she really thinks of Vicki

     
    She provides the oh-so-awesome zingers each episode (sometimes at the expense of the other housewives). But Jeana Keough, one of original Orange County 'Housewives,' says she’s ditching the cameras to focus on work. The 52-year-old Wisconsin native and....
  • Rodent of the Week: Implanted vaccine attacks cancer

     
    Several cancer vaccines that are delivered via injections or intravenous lines are in development. Another approach to a vaccine, however, is to implant a small disk containing cancer-fighting substances under the skin, according to researchers from...
  • 3 Reasons to Plant Greens

     
    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...
  • 'House M.D.': Family obligation, meet the diabolical puppet master

     
    Forcing House and Wilson to become roommates has to be the best decision "House" writers have made in years. Their cohabitation has opened up countless opportunities for insights into both characters' heads and hearts... and, more importantly, countless...
  • Skin cancer has become an 'epidemic' in the U.S., researchers say

     
    Non-melanoma skin cancer is the most common type of cancer in the U.S. But just how common is it? According to a new estimate, more than 2.1 million Americans were treated for 3.5 million cases of the cancers in 2006.......
  • Study links pesticides and skin cancer

     
    Environmental Health News published a story today about new research that suggests farm pesticides may have a link to melanoma. Sun exposure has long been thought to be the primary cause of melanoma and remains the leading factor. But the......
  • Brand X Files: Violating Lady Gaga's personal space. Richard Dawkins wants to arrest the pope. Skin cancer cure?

     
    'Stalkerish' superfan infiltrates Lady Gaga's inner sanctum: And then, of course, blogs about it. (Gawker) Scott Brown snubs Sarah Palin, bags 'tea party' rally: This won’t be the first time Brown has seemed to distance himself from Palin. Shortly...