| Sep 29, 2014
| 9:00 PM
Ahhh, the beach. The baking sun, soft sand, cresting waves and sea breeze on your face.
There's nothing quite like spending time at South Florida's beaches. Why do we feel so good there? And are the benefits from the beach physical or psychological?...
| Sep 28, 2014
| 12:52 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)...
| Sep 22, 2014
| 9:58 AM
Florida Atlantic University is looking to step into the big leagues of Big Data.
The National Science Foundation awarded FAU $600,000 to create a Big Data Training and Research Lab on its Boca Raton campus. The new lab will allow FAU to do work it needs...
| 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 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...
| Sep 5, 2014
| 6:30 PM
The FDA approved the first in a new class of drugs for better melanoma care, and with applications to other cancers.
Read the story here in Modern Healthcare:
| 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 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 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...
| Sep 3, 2014
| 4:56 PM
Attention pilots and flight attendants: For your safety, please fasten your seat belts, note the location of the aircraft’s emergency exits -- and be sure to apply plenty of sunscreen to reduce your risk of melanoma.
When it comes to the risks...
| Sep 4, 2014
| 5:47 PM
The Food and Drug Administration on Thursday gave its speedy approval to a treatment for melanoma that was found to shrink tumors by more than 30% in more than a third of patients with advanced cases of the deadly skin cancer.
The FDA designated the...