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Skin Cancer

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  • Teens: Say no to tanning beds!

    I have previously discussed the importance of sunscreen, but it's equally important to discuss the risk of artificial tanning and the use of tanning beds. I've emphasized that it's never too young to start using sunscreen, but for some reason teens...
  • Ask the doctor: Should you keep that yearly check-up?

    Q. I'm 73 and in great health. Is it okay to skip my annual physical? A. It all depends on what you mean by "great health" and "annual physical." I would define "great health" as having no known chronic illnesses. However, most people your age have at...
  • What to look for in sunscreen: Understanding the new rules for sunscreen labels.

    Confused by new labels popping up on sunscreen bottles? This year, changes to sunscreen labels are finally showing up on store shelves, as ordered by the FDA. One big change: terminology. Sunblock must now be called sunscreen, and the terms "sweat proof"...
  • News briefs: Aspirin linked to preventing deadly skin cancer

    A daily dose of aspirin is often prescribed after a diagnosis of heart attack or cardiovascular disease. But new research shows that the anti-inflammatory medication is also associated with a lower risk of melanoma in postmenopausal women. Melanoma is the...
  • Teaching kids about sun safety early can prevent skin cancer later

    http://www.kidsdr.com Does your child use sunscreen every day? I know most parents talk to their kids about the importance of wearing sunscreen, especially during these "lazy days of summer." The bigger question is, does your pediatrician do the same?...
  • Some computer downloads for better health should be avoided

    Approach these phone, tablet, or computer programs with caution if they make big promises. Of the countless applications (apps) available for your computer tablet and smartphone, there are an estimated 40,000 health-related apps for consumers and...
  • News briefs: Harvard research finds protective link between most cancers and Alzheimer's disease

    They are both dreadful conditions, but it appears cancer reduces the risk of developing Alzheimer's disease, especially among people treated with chemotherapy. That's the word from a Harvard-based study presented July 2013 at the Alzheimer's Association...
  • Know your specialist: What is a dermatologist?

    Source: The American Academy of Dermatology whatdoctorsknow.com Your skin is your body's largest organ and it works non-stop taking care of you. It protects your other organs, warms you up and cools you down, and can reflect how healthy you are inside....
  • Sun protection and new treatments help aging skin

    Q: I spent too much time in the sun when I was younger, without sunscreen. Now my skin is paying the price. What's my best chance of repairing the damage, or at least stopping my skin from aging any faster? A: The best way to lessen the appearance of...
  • Some bros are abusing the mo

    Some bros are abusing the mo
    The leaves have fallen, frost is on car windows every morning, and hundreds of bros across the North Side are posting selfies to show off their sometimes pitiful, sometimes impressive attempts at growing mustaches. Yes, we're in the midst of another...
  • Thursday's TV Highlights: 'Parks and Recreation' on NBC

    Customized TV Listings are available here: www.latimes.com/tvtimes Click here to download TV listings for the week of Nov. 17 - 23, 2013 in PDF format This week's TV Movies     -------------------- SERIES The Big Bang Theory Leonard and Penny...