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Skin Cancer

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  • Skin care advice for fall-winter in Southern California

    Skin care advice for fall-winter in Southern California
    Southern California may not have the same change-of-season drama as other locales in the fall and winter, but it's not all a weather wonderland either. Santa Ana winds, indoor heating and cooler temperatures can strip skin, leaving it cracked and parched....
  • Breast cancer strikes all kinds of women, even those without common risk factors

    Breast cancer strikes all kinds of women, even those without common risk factors
    When Beth Stewart was 36 years old, she felt a pebble-sized lump in her breast. The Odenton mother of two was healthy and active and had no immediate family history of disease or common gene mutations — but she had advanced and aggressive breast...
  • Lehigh Valley breast cancer survivors share a common path

    Lehigh Valley breast cancer survivors share a common path
    Laurie Flynn of Upper Macungie Township has worked for 30 years at Air Products, where she is a senior safety specialist. Roni Fabian of Northampton manages two doctors' offices. On the surface, the women don't seem to have a lot in common. They live in...
  • Triathlete shares remedy for swimmer's ear

    Triathlete shares remedy for swimmer's ear
    Q: When I was training for triathlons, I was told to mix a solution of alcohol, vinegar and glycerin in a squirt bottle. After swimming, I would shake the bottle and apply a few drops in each ear, letting it sit for a moment or two, then tilting my head...
  • Sanford-Burnham finds cancer marker

    Sanford-Burnham finds cancer marker
    Sanford-Burnham Medical Research Institute scientists at Lake Nona announced last week they have discovered a marker in urine that can diagnose prostate cancer. Their study found a set of RNA molecules that are detectable in tissue samples and urine...
  • 10 things you can do right now to live longer

    10 things you can do right now to live longer
    If you want to have the longest, healthiest life possible, you should never have lit that first cigarette. Never tasted that first cheese fry. Never stepped foot inside a fast-food restaurant or driven somewhere you could have walked. Never turned up your...
  • BWP crews sport pink hard hats for breast cancer awareness

    Like players in the National Football League who sport rose-tinted cleats and other equipment during the month of October, Burbank Water and Power crews have donned pink hard hats to promote breast cancer awareness. Aside from skin cancers, breast cancer...
  • Surfboards on Parade now up for auction

    Surfboards on Parade now up for auction
    When all is said and done, when the last exclamation of "Sold!" rings out Saturday night at the Hilton Waterfront Beach Resort, Paul Frechette will be left with a bittersweet feeling. The sweet part, of course, will be the conclusion of the Surfboards...
  • 20th century fashion, trends parallel rise in melanoma

    20th century fashion, trends parallel rise in melanoma
    Skin-baring fashions, increased leisure time and acceptance of the idea of a "healthy tan" may have a lot to do with the rising numbers of new melanoma cases each year, suggests a new study. Researchers found that increasing U.S. melanoma rates track...
  • Spontaneous cancer remission rare, but worth study

    Spontaneous cancer remission rare, but worth study
    In her 28-year career, Dr. Deborah Axelrod says she's had just one patient whose advanced breast cancer inexplicably vanished. The patient, Ann Fonfa, endured multiple surgeries to remove cancerous tumors that kept growing back. All the while, Fonfa...
  • Speak Out

    Baby on board On the way home today, a daycare van full of children ran a red light and cut me off. I called the daycare to report the driver. The response I got was okay, thanks. She didn't seem to care at all. I am sure the parents of those children...