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Skin Cancer

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  • 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,...
  • Gwyneth Needs To Recouple With Reality

    Gwyneth Needs To Recouple With Reality
    How do you spell conscious uncoupling? Where I came from, we always spelled it the way Tammy Wynette sang it, which is D-I-V-O-R-C-E. I had one of them myself, several decades ago. That's when I discovered that even uncontested divorces still prove...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Allan Folsom dies at 72; who sold first novel for record $2 million

    Allan Folsom dies at 72; who sold first novel for record $2 million
    After three decades of pitching his screenplays, Allan Folsom had a handful of credits: two episodes of the 1980s series "Hart to Hart," a nature documentary and a syndicated TV movie. Then came the kind of blockbuster break that struggling writers...
  • For the Fun of Fit: Kids 'tri' to fight melanoma

    For the fifth year in a row, our family rose before dawn on the Saturday of Memorial Day weekend and traveled to Frederick for the eighth annual Frederick Kids Triathlon, the first of four races in the 2014 Maryland Youth Triathlon Series. The...
  • Designer fashions alternative route for cancer therapy

    Designer fashions alternative route for cancer therapy
    As a vegetarian and daily yoga practitioner, Amy Johnson thought she was healthy before she was diagnosed with ovarian cancer last August. Now she consumes 50 pounds of carrots, 25 pounds of Granny Smith apples and 14 heads of romaine lettuce each week in...
  • Keeping family safety in mind this summer

    It's finally feeling like summer here on the East Coast and everyone is counting down to the end of the school year. While summer brings with it many great activities such as boating, swimming and hiking, it also brings tons of potential dangers to your...
  • Westminster-based melanoma foundation to close

    After 10 years in the community, the Westminster-based Joanna M. Nicolay Melanoma Foundation plans to close its doors June 30. The foundation has promoted awareness about melanoma cancer, funded research for a cure and educated the public about...
  • Take care of your skin this summer

    Despite some recent storms, we have been experiencing warm temperatures and sunny skies, which is enticing people to flock to parks, the beach or just around town. Now is a great time to revel in the nice weather, but while taking the proper precautions....
  • Professor creates iPhone app capable of screening for skin cancer

    Professor creates iPhone app capable of screening for skin cancer
    A new app created by a professor at the University of Houston is capable of screening patients for skin cancer within seconds, with an 85% accuracy rate. DermoScreen, as the app is called, is still undergoing testing, but if it is eventually approved...
  • Hugh Jackman addresses 2nd skin cancer run-in at 'X-Men' premiere

    Hugh Jackman addresses 2nd skin cancer run-in at 'X-Men' premiere
    Hugh Jackman took his skin cancer prevention tour to the "X-Men: Days of Future Past" red carpet on Saturday in New York City, where reporters apparently asked about the bandage high on the right side of his nose.  On Thursday, the actor who plays...