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Skin Cancer

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  • Sunscreen prevents skin cancer, yet doctors rarely recommend it

    Sunscreen prevents skin cancer, yet doctors rarely recommend it
    Has your doctor ever advised you to use sunscreen? Chances are, the answer is no. In fact, out of 18.3 billion doctor visits over nearly 21 years, sunscreen was recommended to patients only 12.83 million times, a new study finds. That works out to...
  • Don Reuben, 1928-2014

    Don Reuben, 1928-2014
    Don Reuben, considered one of the country's foremost experts on libel law during his years as a Chicago attorney, maintained an enviable client list of powerful city institutions. Mr. Reuben provided legal counsel to media interests including the...
  • Hugh Jackman reveals run-in with skin cancer

    Hugh Jackman reveals run-in with skin cancer
    Hugh Jackman could use some Wolverine-like regeneration right about now: The "X-Men" actor revealed Thursday that he'd had skin cancer removed from his nose. Jackman posted a photo of himself with a biggish nose bandage on Instagram with a warning to...
  • Review: 'Time of Death' is a moving but too tidy look at dying persons

    Death is universal, inevitable, irrevocable and profound, and yet even in our reality-fixated times, it is rarely depicted on television. Oh, people die all the time on TV. They fall victim to detective procedurals and hospital dramas, or are killed off...
  • Time Warner Cable CEO Glenn Britt says he's being treated for cancer

    Time Warner Cable Chairman and Chief Executive Glenn Britt disclosed to the company Tuesday that he has begun treatment for cancer. Britt, who is retiring at the end of the year and will be succeeded by Time Warner Cable Chief Operating Officer Rob...
  • Don't fall behind on skin care

    Don't fall behind on skin care
    Though summer is in its final days, this is not the time to let up on skin care when it comes to the sun. We talked to Dr. Mary Martini, a dermatologist and head of the dermatology, pigmented lesions and melanoma program at Northwestern Medicine, for...
  • Greg Schwem: Please let Lindsay Lohan sleep

    Leave it to Lindsay Lohan to give naps a bad reputation. As a dedicated nap taker, I now fear that my slumber will be violently interrupted by a "concerned" party who jumps to the conclusion that because my eyes are shut in the early afternoon and I am...
  • Opportunities, risks seen with dermatology apps

    Opportunities, risks seen with dermatology apps
    NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - Mobile dermatology applications may help people learn about UV rays or keep tabs on their moles, but they are not a substitute for seeing a doctor, researchers said Wednesday. They searched online stores and found over 200...
  • Providing baby with adequate vitamin D difficult without a supplement

    DEAR MAYO CLINIC: Do babies need vitamin D supplements? I have three children and am pregnant with my fourth. I've never been told until now that I should plan to give the baby vitamin D. ANSWER: Research has shown a noticeable rise in the number of...
  • News briefs: Smartphone applications not always reliable to assess skin cancer

    Be careful if you use a smartphone application to monitor a suspicious mole for the deadly skin cancer melanoma. A new study finds the performance of these apps is not always reliable. The study, published online in JAMA Dermatology on Jan. 16, 2013,...
  • Be sure to pack these Spring Break essentials

    Winter is fast receding and for many young people, Spring Break is here! I only wish I still had Spring Break to look forward to, but with my kids "almost" grown, it's no longer on my agenda. For those of you lucky enough to be traveling to warm climes,...