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Skin Cancer

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  • Ask the doctor: Should you keep that yearly check-up?

    Q. I'm 73 and in great health. Is it okay to skip my annual physical? A. It all depends on what you mean by "great health" and "annual physical." I would define "great health" as having no known chronic illnesses. However, most people your age have at...
  • What to look for in sunscreen: Understanding the new rules for sunscreen labels.

    Confused by new labels popping up on sunscreen bottles? This year, changes to sunscreen labels are finally showing up on store shelves, as ordered by the FDA. One big change: terminology. Sunblock must now be called sunscreen, and the terms "sweat proof"...
  • News briefs: Aspirin linked to preventing deadly skin cancer

    A daily dose of aspirin is often prescribed after a diagnosis of heart attack or cardiovascular disease. But new research shows that the anti-inflammatory medication is also associated with a lower risk of melanoma in postmenopausal women. Melanoma is the...
  • Teaching kids about sun safety early can prevent skin cancer later

    http://www.kidsdr.com Does your child use sunscreen every day? I know most parents talk to their kids about the importance of wearing sunscreen, especially during these "lazy days of summer." The bigger question is, does your pediatrician do the same?...
  • Some computer downloads for better health should be avoided

    Approach these phone, tablet, or computer programs with caution if they make big promises. Of the countless applications (apps) available for your computer tablet and smartphone, there are an estimated 40,000 health-related apps for consumers and...
  • News briefs: Harvard research finds protective link between most cancers and Alzheimer's disease

    They are both dreadful conditions, but it appears cancer reduces the risk of developing Alzheimer's disease, especially among people treated with chemotherapy. That's the word from a Harvard-based study presented July 2013 at the Alzheimer's Association...
  • Hugh Jackman reveals run-in with skin cancer

    Hugh Jackman reveals run-in with skin cancer
    Hugh Jackman could use some Wolverine-like regeneration right about now: The "X-Men" actor revealed Thursday that he'd had skin cancer removed from his nose. Jackman posted a photo of himself with a biggish nose bandage on Instagram with a warning to...
  • Know your specialist: What is a dermatologist?

    Source: The American Academy of Dermatology whatdoctorsknow.com Your skin is your body's largest organ and it works non-stop taking care of you. It protects your other organs, warms you up and cools you down, and can reflect how healthy you are inside....
  • Sun protection and new treatments help aging skin

    Q: I spent too much time in the sun when I was younger, without sunscreen. Now my skin is paying the price. What's my best chance of repairing the damage, or at least stopping my skin from aging any faster? A: The best way to lessen the appearance of...
  • Review: 'Time of Death' is a moving but too tidy look at dying persons

    Review: 'Time of Death' is a moving but too tidy look at dying persons
    Death is universal, inevitable, irrevocable and profound, and yet even in our reality-fixated times, it is rarely depicted on television. Oh, people die all the time on TV. They fall victim to detective procedurals and hospital dramas, or are killed off...
  • Greg Schwem: Please let Lindsay Lohan sleep

    Leave it to Lindsay Lohan to give naps a bad reputation. As a dedicated nap taker, I now fear that my slumber will be violently interrupted by a "concerned" party who jumps to the conclusion that because my eyes are shut in the early afternoon and I am...
  • Will a nose job make you feel better about yourself?

    Will a nose job make you feel better about yourself?
    NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - Getting that nose job could boost your self-esteem and quality of life, according to a new report. But the evidence is a bit shaky, researchers looking at studies of people who had plastic surgery found. The report's lead...