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Skin Cancer

A collection of news and information related to Skin Cancer published by this site and its partners.

Top Skin Cancer Articles

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  • Always remember sunscreen [Editorial]

    A sunburn can cause pain and discomfort for a couple days, but that same sunburn can impact your health for years. "One blistering sunburn in childhood or adolescence more than doubles a person's chances of developing melanoma later in life," the Skin...
  • The Medicine Cabinet-Ask the Harvard Experts: While vitiligo is incurable, treatment may bring back some skin color

    Q: What are the latest and best treatments for vitiligo? A: Melanin is the substance that gives color to our skin. Sometimes, melanocytes do not produce melanin. The result is vitiligo, producing white patches on different areas of the skin. The...
  • Thumbs up [Editorial]

    Thumbs up: Visitors to Cascade Lake near Hampstead earlier this week were reminded of the importance of sun safety and skin cancer prevention by the Fun in the Sun display on its lake deck, hosted by the Carroll County Health Department and the...
  • Retirement Living: Don't want a facelift? Options for rejuvenating aging skin

    For men and women alike, there is a difference between aging and aging gracefully. Years of exposure to the sun and elements can encourage fine lines and wrinkles to road map the face. Gravity, fat buildup and thinning skin pull the facial and neck...
  • Skin Cancer Foundation offering free screenings in Annapolis

    ANNAPOLIS - The Skin Cancer Foundation's Road to Healthy Skin Tour will stop in Annapolis Saturday to offer free, full-body skin cancer screenings. The tour's 38-foot RV will be parked outside the Rite Aid at 609 Taylor Ave. where the screenings will...
  • The big cover-up: sun-smart tips for skin

    (BPT) - Summer is a time for playing and relaxing in the great outdoors, but activities like volleyball, enjoying a picnic lunch in the park or even driving to work with the sunroof open can lead to unexpected sun exposure. Nearly 50 percent of men and...
  • Protect Your Family from Harmful UV Rays

    (StatePoint) Ultraviolet (UV) rays are a danger to skin and eyes year-round, playing a contributing factor to skin damage, skin cancer and eye disorders like cataracts. With May being UV Awareness Month, it's a great time to take steps to protect your...
  • Students face reality of sun damage, cancer risks

    Sometimes the best way to convince teenagers to use sunscreen and avoid tanning beds is to appeal to their vanity. Dozens of students at Winters Mill High School received a wake-up call Friday at a health fair designed to showcase the projects completed...
  • Don't Fry Day

    Don't Fry Day
    I'm not going to lie, I love the sun. Everyday the weather permits, my daughters and I are outside playing.  BUT, we are a fair-skinned bunch, so before we head out, I slather them in sunscreen.  They moan and groan about it, but too bad, "no sunscreen,...
  • Choosing among the many varieties of sunscreen

    Sunburn is out; sunscreen is in. Beach beauties, as well as their handsome broad-shouldered counterparts, now are sunscreen devotees. It seems the ominous statistics proving lethal harm from the sun's rays have convinced beach-goers of all ages. Mothers...
  • How to use and shop for sunscreen

    How to use and shop for sunscreen
    Summertime means being outside, whether it's at the beach, a street festival or just in the backyard. As good as it might feel to soak up the sun, doctors warn that people need to take more seriously their use of sunscreen to avoid premature aging or...
  • Sun protection is a fashion statement too with ray-blocking fabrics

    Sun protection is a fashion statement too with ray-blocking fabrics
    When it comes to sunscreen, applying more is more. And with rash guards and surf wear riding fashion's trend wave, the same could be said about the latest swimwear, which is stylish yet smartly covered up. Designed in protective fabrics constructed with...