| Aug 5, 2013
| 2:56 PM
Has anyone started a pool on how long Proposition 13 will remain standing, the way it now stands?
The process that made Proposition 13 possible is 100 years old, but the revolutionary tax makeover is 35. And it could be argued that its effect on the...
| Jul 31, 2013
It used to be that when a child received a cancer diagnosis, the focus was primarily an immediate one: To cure the child.
But over the last two decades, researchers have found that the cancer treatments that are so effective in saving children's lives...
| Jul 26, 2013
| 1:05 AM
One of the most common skin tumors in adult horses is a melanoma, second only in occurrence to a sarcoid. In fact, it is estimated that up to 80% of gray horses older than 15 years old have melanomas. These melanomas are typically black and are usually...
| Jul 22, 2013
| 11:59 AM
Sometimes good things do come in small packages, and that applies to women, their height and cancer.
Taller women have a higher risk of developing cancer, according to a study published in a journal of the American Association for Cancer Research....
| Jul 1, 2013
| 10:13 AM
Summer is a time for picnics, ballgames and relaxing by the shore. The warmer days also can be a time of sunburn for those who spend a lot of time outdoors. Before heading outside for work or fun, make sure you’re prepared to protect your skin...
| Jun 28, 2013
| 1:05 AM
Sarcoids are the most common equine skin tumors world-wide that has been heart-ache for horses and their owners for centuries. Although common, sarcoids vary greatly in their size and appearance, the nature in which they grow and potentially spread and...
| Jul 1, 2013
| 11:05 AM
Many people love the warm sun. The sun’s rays make us feel good, and in the short term, makes you look good. But our love affair isn’t a two-way street: while the summer sun feels great, it can be dangerous. Besides its wellknown skin cancer...
| Jun 20, 2013
| 4:22 PM
Art was a lifeline for Heather Rodale when she needed it most. The Lower Macungie township resident and founder of Healing Through The Arts understands that creativity can play a crucial role in overcoming an illness. "When I was diagnosed with cancer and...
| Jun 4, 2013
| 7:45 AM
New research offers convincing proof that daily sunscreen use can slow the signs of aging and protect against cancer to boot. Wait. Daily?
Yes, every day, the whole year round. Of those who took part in the years-long research and were assigned to use...
| Apr 29, 2013
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April 29, 2013
Q: My 5-year-old daughter just had her adenoids and tonsils removed because of snoring...
| Apr 1, 2013
| 10:36 PM
Jack Pardee, an All-Pro NFL linebacker whose career with the Los Angeles Rams was interrupted in the mid-1960s when he battled malignant melanoma before returning to the field and becoming a well-traveled coach, has died. He was 76.
Pardee, who was...
| May 9, 2013
| 4:27 PM
The government of the United States does some good things -- really -- and this week the Food & Drug Administration finally took the right steps regarding tanning beds. The FDA earlier this week issued a proposed order that, if finalized, will...