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  • Bel Air woman gets new ear lost to skin cancer

    Bel Air woman gets new ear lost to skin cancer
    Sherrie Walter will never wear earrings again, but recently started styling her hair in a ponytail the way she used to before she was diagnosed with skin cancer nearly four years ago. It's a big step for Walter, whose life was turned upside down when...
  • Busch treated for non-malignant skin cancer

    House Speaker Michael E. Busch was treated this week for what he called a non life-threatening form of skin cancer -- a condition he attributes largely to his years of work as a lifeguard at a time when sunblock was less effective and often went unused....
  • Jake Gyllenhaal and Hugh Jackman: Pals for life after 'Prisoners'

     Jake Gyllenhaal and Hugh Jackman: Pals for life after 'Prisoners'
    NEW YORK — The twisty, suspenseful "Prisoners" is full of thrills, but none more enduring than the way stars Hugh Jackman and Jake Gyllenhaal ignite against one another. This particular feat of casting leaves audiences wondering why it hasn't...
  • 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...
  • Exclusive Interview: Hugh Jackman Speaks Out About Skin Cancer

    Hugh Jackman gave his first interview to Variety on Friday afternoon since announcing this week that doctors had removed skin cancer cells from his nose. On Thursday, Jackman posted a snapshot on Instagram of his bandaged nose, telling his followers to...
  • 'Prisoners': Bright Hopes for Jackman, Gyllenhaal's Dark Thriller

    "Prisoners," an ambitious drama about two kidnapped children, could be a surprise entry at this year's Oscars. Although the film isn't a lock for major nominations ("12 Years a Slave" and "Gravity" are considered the frontrunners), it's a darkhorse with a...
  • Stay Safe in the Sun!

    Stay Safe in the Sun!
    The summer is still heating up and that probably means you'll be spending a lot of time outside by the pool or at the lake.  Fun in the sun can be a great thing, but it can also be dangerous and risky if you're not taking action to shield your skin from...
  • Young white women still embrace indoor tanning despite cancer risks

    Young white women still embrace indoor tanning despite cancer risks
    Indoor tanning is a great way to get skin cancer – especially if you start young. People who use tanning beds, sunlamps or tanning booths before age 35 are up to 75% more likely to develop melanoma, and those who begin before 25 may double their...
  • Mayo Clinic Medical Edge: Baseline risk assessment gives patients better understanding of skin cancer risk

    DEAR MAYO CLINIC: My physician recommended that I be screened by a dermatologist for a baseline risk assessment. What is this, and is it necessary? I use sunscreen regularly and have skin that normally does not burn. Am I still at risk for skin cancer?...
  • 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...
  • Good coffee news: Drink helps prevent skin cancer, heart failure

     
    Java lovers drink up! Two separate studies released today have found that those who drink coffee have a lower risk of developing the most common kind of skin cancer – basal cell carcinoma – and also have a lower risk of heart failure. The...
  • It’s so: Joe offers health perks

     
    It may seem to you as though coffee is one of those good news/bad news products — that one month you’ll read a squib suggesting it causes some ghastly malady, and the next month you’ll read a gee-whiz article like......