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Skin Cancer

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  • La Cañada residents to gather in remembrance of Joan Feehan

    La Cañada residents to gather in remembrance of Joan Feehan
    Ten years after La Cañada Flintridge became its own city, Joan Feehan started her career at City Hall. A mother of five, she had rallied for the incorporation years before and now was able to protect and build on the community she loved. In 1986, she...
  • Study: Tanning salons outnumber McDonald's in Florida

    Study: Tanning salons outnumber McDonald's in Florida
    A study conducted by the University of Miami found that tanning salons outnumber McDonald's restaurants and CVS pharmacies in Florida, according to the Miami Herald. Researchers set out to find whether skin cancer can be linked to certain geographic...
  • 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...
  • Ban the booth [Editorial]

    Ban the booth  [Editorial]
    Skin cancer is the most common type of cancer diagnosed in humans, and within the U.S. more than 9,100 men and women die each year from melanomas of the skin. That puts it among the top-10 deadliest forms of cancer, ranking 6th overall for whites. Given...
  • Donald Morton dies at 79; renowned cancer surgeon and researcher

    Certain types of cancer, particularly melanoma and breast cancer, metastasize by shedding malignant cells into the body's lymph system, where they travel to nearby lymph nodes and form new colonies. From there, the cells can spread to other organs,...
  • Glendale resident files lawsuit against Anthem Blue Cross

    Glendale resident files lawsuit against Anthem Blue Cross
    In a new line of attack on canceled health policies, two California residents are suing insurance giant Anthem Blue Cross, alleging they were misled into giving up their previous coverage, the Los Angeles Times reported. About 900,000 Californians and...
  • Summer Skincare Tips

    Summer Skincare Tips
    Adopting a good seasonal skincare routine is essential if you plan on soaking up any amount of UV rays. Just ask Jennifer Silbar. She spends most of her summer on the sand of Chicago’s beaches, but that doesn’t mean she’s basking in rays...
  • My melanoma, my message

    My melanoma, my message
    As a surgical oncologist, I'm usually the one delivering the bad news. But this time I was the recipient. Nine days earlier, my dermatologist had taken a biopsy from a small pink dot on my back, and now the results were available. It was, he told me,...
  • It's tuneup time for Proposition 13

    It's tuneup time for Proposition 13
    Has anyone started a pool on how long Proposition 13 will remain standing, the way it now stands? The process that made Proposition 13 possible is 100 years old, but the revolutionary tax makeover is 35. And it could be argued that its effect on the...
  • Californians climb the learning curve for AMBER text alerts

    Southern California residents got their first exposure to the new America's Missing: Broadcast Emergency Response system Monday night, when their mobile phones suddenly displayed an alert telling them to be on the lookout for two children believed to have...