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  • Gov. Jerry Brown being treated for prostate cancer

     
    The office of Gov. Jerry Brown announced Wednesday that California's chief executive is being treated for prostate cancer. Dr. Eric Small, Brown’s oncologist at UC San Francisco, said in a statement that the governor is undergoing a short course of....
  • L.A. Now Live: Gov. Jerry Brown treated for prostate cancer

     
    Gov. Jerry Brown is receiving radiation treatment for early stage prostate cancer, but is expected to maintain a full work schedule, his office announced. The Times Sacramento reporter Michael Mishak will join L.A. Now Live at 9 a.m. to discuss the 74-...
  • In The Market For A Hat To Do Double Duty

    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...
  • Prom season heats up visits to tanning beds

    Prom season heats up visits to tanning beds
    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...
  • Bilbray pushes for funding skin cancer research

    Bilbray pushes for funding skin cancer research
    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...
  • Get the Skinny on Coffee's Health Benefits

    Get the Skinny on Coffee's Health Benefits
    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...
  • Common painkillers tied to lower skin cancer risk

    Common painkillers tied to lower skin cancer risk
    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...
  • Shining a light on sunscreen guidelines

    Shining a light on sunscreen guidelines
    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...
  • Oregon lawmakers advance ban on young teen tanning

    Oregon lawmakers advance ban on young teen tanning
    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...
  • New help for basal cell skin cancer patients

     
    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...
  • More evidence in the tanning wars

     
    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...
  • Clothing with UV protection built in

    Clothing with UV protection built in
    The amount of clothing many of us wear in summer is, understandably, inverse to the temperature. Matters of decency aside, that might not be a problem if we wore enough sunscreen, but most Americans don't. Just 18% of adults in the United States...