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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"...
  • 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?...
  • James J. Lacy Jr., standout college athlete

    James J. Lacy Jr., standout college athlete
    James J. Lacy Jr., who set a national scoring record as a standout basketball forward at what is now Loyola University Maryland and was a retired insurance broker, died of complications from melanoma Saturday at his North Roland Park home. He was 87....
  • Prevention is the best defense against deadly skin cancers [Letter]

    Prevention is the best defense against deadly skin cancers [Letter]
    Thanks for your recent editorial supporting a ban on indoor tanning by minors ("Ban the booth," Jan. 20). As a melanoma survivor, I know the pain and uncertainty of going through treatment for that illness. My melanoma was probably caused by years of...
  • Anna B. George, secretary

    Anna B. George, secretary
    Anna B. George, a church secretary who enjoyed celebrating her German heritage, died Friday of melanoma at Stella Maris Hospice. She was 79. The daughter of George Braml, an Esskay meat cutter, and Anna Eder Braml, a homemaker, Anna Braml was born in...
  • Mucous cysts are more annoying than dangerous

    Mucous cysts are more annoying than dangerous
    Those who have a habit of biting their lips may find that a small bluish bump has developed inside their mouth. It might disappear on its own or it might linger. Dr. Zaineb Hassan Makhzoumi, an assistant professor of dermatology at the University of...
  • Wyland delivers drama for a cause

    Wyland delivers drama for a cause
    It was a jarring note to begin a year of celebrating surfing — an image of a shark with its mouth wide open, looking set to devour a board like the one it was painted on. But if it garnered attention for a cause, mission accomplished. Tuesday...
  • Movie Quote Quiz

     
    Today’s Movie Quote Quiz features an interesting twist. All the quotes here are from movies featuring actors who appear in No. 1, the origin quote, if you will. Once you identify that one and recall its stars – and a......
  • Florida's flush, so why not wipe away toilet paper tax?

    Now that the Legislature is in session for the next two months, it's time to get down to business. For me, that means re-launching my campaign to wipe the toilet paper sales tax off the rolls. My slogan: This is a movement we can all get behind....