| May 24, 2012
| 4:32 PM
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......
| Jun 26, 2012
| 4:32 PM
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...
| May 14, 2012
| 8:26 PM
SAN DIEGO -- Rep. Brian Bilbray, R-Solana Beach, whose daughter is battling melanoma, is the co-author of a bill to provide a public source of funding for skin cancer research.
Bilbray co-authored the Melanoma Research Act of 2012 with Rep. Carolyn...
| May 21, 2012
| 5:25 AM
Coffee drinkers, rejoice! Research shows that we don’t need to feel guilty about our daily habit, and actually, sipping coffee regularly can provide us with a wide range of health benefits!
Coffee may help you live longer
A study released last...
| May 28, 2012
| 9:36 PM
NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - In a new study from Denmark, people who had taken aspirin, ibuprofen and related painkillers -- especially at high doses and for years at a time -- were less likely to get skin cancer, compared to those who rarely used those...
| Jun 30, 2012
It's a conundrum. You want to have fun in the sun, but you don't want skin cancer or — heaven forbid! — wrinkles. Maybe you think you have it made in the shade with sunscreen. But while most sun and skin experts would advise you to slather the...
| Jul 25, 2012
For a long time when I would see a male baby boomer in a wide-brimmed hat of leather, suede, or floppy canvas, I would think middle-age crisis.
Now I think skin cancer.
Misspent youths baking beneath the midday sun slathered in baby oil like so many...
| Apr 27, 2012
| 5:38 PM
As prom season heats up, so do tanning beds. Despite repeated warnings, millions still seek out the so-called summer glow. Yet the end result is definitely not pretty.
Dawn Meyers, skin cancer patient: "Mainly did the tanning bed diehard in my 20s. In my...
| Mar 7, 2013
| 1:46 PM
SALEM, Ore. (AP) — Across the nation, lawmakers are debating where to draw the line on young teen tanning, considering proposals that would make it illegal to expose minors to ultraviolet rays from sunlamps.
Those who support such a ban say the...
| Feb 1, 2012
| 4:22 PM
On Monday, the U.S. Food & Drug Administration approved a new drug to treat advanced basal cell carcinoma, the most common form of skin cancer. This is good news for the approximately 2.8 million Americans who will be diagnosed with a basal-cell...
| Dec 13, 2011
| 4:22 PM
Is indoor tanning associated with skin cancer? The Morning Call has visited this story before and it's likely that it will continue to be an important health topic for us. The latest shot in the battle was fired this week by researchers at Yale...
| May 21, 2010
Skin cancer strikes everyone and know no age boundary either—athletes, movie stars, musicians, politicians, talk show hosts, reporters, royalty and regular people alike. Here are 16 well-known people who survived skin cancer scares—and three...