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Skin Cancer

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  • Swimmers learn sun safety skills

    Swimmers learn sun safety skills
    HAMPSTEAD — Cascade Lake invites swimmers and sliders alike to spend a few hours in its waters — in between re-applications of sunscreen, that is. On Tuesday, visitors were reminded of the importance of sun safety and skin cancer...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Reducing kids' sun exposure lowers skin cancer risk later in life

    Reducing kids' sun exposure lowers skin cancer risk later in life
    With the warm weather and long days of summer finally here, people are spending more time outdoors. While many people are aware of the need to protect themselves from the sun, reducing children’s exposure to the sun’s harmful ultraviolet (UV)...
  • 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 Frederick...
  • 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....
  • 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....