| Sep 3, 2014
| 2:00 PM
NEW YORK (Reuters Health) – Pilots and flight attendants may be at an increased risk of developing the most deadly form of skin cancer, suggests a new analysis.
While the study cannot pinpoint why flight crews are at higher risk, the researchers...
| Aug 26, 2014
| 7:24 AM
Ever have one of those little places on your arm that could be a mole or a freckle or a bump? And has it changed color or size in the past year?
Central Florida Health Alliance has partnered with the Moffitt Cancer Center and local dermatologists to...
| Aug 25, 2014
| 3:16 PM
U.S. regulators are likely to approve Merck & Co's highly anticipated immuno-oncology drug, pembrolizumab, as a treatment for melanoma well ahead of a late October deadline, according to three sources familiar with the situation.
If approved by the...
| Aug 8, 2014
| 9:00 PM
Dogs suffering with potentially fatal skin cancer may qualify to receive expensive treatments for free through a route not often available in South Florida: a veterinary clinical drug trial.
The Animal Cancer Care Clinic, which has a hospital and two...
| Jul 3, 2014
| 12:29 PM
With the warm weather and long days of summer finally here, people are spending more time outdoors. While many people are aware of the need to protect themselves from the sun, reducing children’s exposure to the sun’s harmful ultraviolet (UV)...
| Jul 26, 2014
Sunscreen may be big business, with sales topping $1 billion last year, but not nearly enough of us seem to buy into its importance, says Consumer Reports. More than half of the respondents in a new Consumer Reports survey say they usually skip sunscreen....
| Jun 27, 2014
| 4:00 PM
When it comes to sunscreen, applying more is more. And with rash guards and surf wear riding fashion's trend wave, the same could be said about the latest swimwear, which is stylish yet smartly covered up. Designed in protective fabrics constructed with...
| Jun 19, 2014
| 2:26 PM
Summertime means being outside, whether it's at the beach, a street festival or just in the backyard.
As good as it might feel to soak up the sun, doctors warn that people need to take more seriously their use of sunscreen to avoid premature aging or...
| Jul 23, 2014
| 2:30 AM
Q: What are the latest and best treatments for vitiligo?
A: Melanin is the substance that gives color to our skin. Sometimes, melanocytes do not produce melanin. The result is vitiligo, producing white patches on different areas of the skin.
| Jun 27, 2014
| 3:52 PM
Prayer, positive thinking and participation in a clinical trial using a drug as-yet unapproved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration have got her to this point.
Last June, when Rebecca Ballard, then an English teacher at York High School, was...
| Apr 1, 2014
| 1:45 PM
How do you spell conscious uncoupling? Where I came from, we always spelled it the way Tammy Wynette sang it, which is D-I-V-O-R-C-E.
I had one of them myself, several decades ago. That's when I discovered that even uncontested divorces still prove...