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Skin Cancer

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  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Will a nose job make you feel better about yourself?

    Will a nose job make you feel better about yourself?
    NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - Getting that nose job could boost your self-esteem and quality of life, according to a new report. But the evidence is a bit shaky, researchers looking at studies of people who had plastic surgery found. The report's lead...
  • Florida man denied mammogram because of sex

    Florida man denied mammogram because of sex
    A southwest Florida man is having a rough time getting a mammogram because of his sex. Donald Mudd of Port Charlotte said he's had a painful lump in his chest for the past several weeks, WFTX Fox 4 in Fort Myers reports. The lump is now the size of a...
  • Why I Run: Baltimore Running Festival participants share their inspirational stories

    Why I Run: Baltimore Running Festival participants share their inspirational stories
    Runners set goals — and don't look back. They strive to cut those extra few minutes from their times. They have to go a quarter-mile farther each time, then a half-mile, then a mile. And beyond. They push their bodies. They want to push...
  • Kecoughtan alum Robert Alberti returns to lead Virginia Tech's soccer turnaround

     Kecoughtan alum Robert Alberti returns to lead Virginia Tech's soccer turnaround
    BLACKSBURG — Just two years ago, Robert Alberti had reached the point he didn't really want to look at a soccer ball anymore if he wasn't playing in a game. Practices at Virginia Tech were a chore. Even pregame warmups his sophomore season were...
  • Bradley Paul MacMillin March 12, 1966 - October 4, 2013

    Bradley Paul MacMillin  March 12, 1966 - October 4, 2013
    Bradley MacMillin passed away at home on Friday, October 4, 2013, after a 12-year battle with melanoma. Brad is survived by his wife Emily, and their three daughters, Clare, Camille and Erin; his parents Paul G. MacMillin and Carrie MacMillin; and his...
  • New sunscreen labels offer clearer sunburn, skin cancer information

    Harvard Health Blogs Sunscreen is a best seller this time of year, but the products you'll see in stores look different than they have in the past. New rules for sunscreen labels are now in effect. The changes are good ones for consumers. The new rules,...
  • TV Review: Showtime's 'Time of Death'

    People die in TV and movies all the time, but understandably, drama seldom dwells on the actual moment. Perhaps that's why Showtime describes "Time of Death" as a "brave new documentary series," focusing as it does on end-of-life matters, in a format sure...
  • Review: The Hammer's Forrest Bess retrospective a commanding vision

    Review: The Hammer's Forrest Bess retrospective a commanding vision
    Forrest Bess had his first vision in 1915. He was 4 years old. He kept having them for the next 62 years, often when he closed his eyes to fall asleep at night. In 1946, when he was 35, Bess began to transcribe his abstract visions into paint on canvas....