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Skin Cancer

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  • Skin of Steel

    John welcomed Susan Steele, founder of Skin of Steel to the show.  She is working on establishing a national melanoma tissue bank with Chicago as one of 5 sites.  Learn more about the organization and tonight's event by visiting http://skinofsteel.org/.
  • Get the Skinny on Good-For-You Pumpkin-Flavored Goodies

    Get the Skinny on Good-For-You Pumpkin-Flavored Goodies
    Fall is filled with pumpkin-infused treats from lattes to cookies, but unfortunately many are packed with more added sugar than any bit of pumpkin!  So for those of you who crave the pumpkin spice goodies of the season, we’ve got the Skinny on 5...
  • Renée Elliott Carr May 4, 1936 - April 15, 2013

    Renée Elliott Carr May 4, 1936 - April 15, 2013
    Renée Elliott Carr died peacefully in her home on April 15, 2013, after a year’s struggle with Melanoma cancer. Born in Alhambra on 5/04/36, attending Alhambra High School, and receiving her teaching degree from UCLA, she married her high school...
  • U.S. to cover cancer treatment for 9/11 responders

    U.S. to cover cancer treatment for 9/11 responders
    NEW YORK (Reuters) - The 70,000 surviving firefighters, police officers and other first responders who raced to the World Trade Center after the attacks of September 11, 2001 will be entitled to free monitoring and treatment for some 50 forms of cancer....
  • Fastest-growing industries: Yoga studios, solar panels, hot sauce

    Fastest-growing industries: Yoga studios, solar panels, hot sauce
    Smartphones, burgers and oil wells may be big moneymakers, but they can’t compete when it comes to speed of expansion. The fastest-growing industries in the U.S. actually involve 3-D printers, solar panels, self-tanning products, Pilates and...
  • James Q. Wilson dies at 80; pioneer in 'broken windows' approach to improve policing

    James Q. Wilson dies at 80; pioneer in 'broken windows' approach to improve policing
    James Q. Wilson, a social scientist who helped launch a revolution in law enforcement as the co-inventor of the "broken windows" theory — the idea that eradicating graffiti, public drunkenness and other signposts of community decay was crucial to...
  • Sunblocks are the new multi-taskers

    Sunblocks are the new multi-taskers
    The beginning of summer always seems to be accompanied by an onslaught of sunscreens. The market is crowded with lotions and sprays, powders and lip balms, and, increasingly, multi-tasking products with inventive application methods that are touted for...
  • Prolific TV Producer, Author Stephen J. Cannell Dead at 69

    Prolific TV Producer, Author Stephen J. Cannell Dead at 69
    LOS ANGELES -- Emmy-award winning television producer Stephen J. Cannell -- who was behind iconic shows like "The A-Team," "21 Jump Street" and "The Rockford Files" -- has died at the age of 69. Cannell died at his home in Pasadena Thursday night due...
  • How to protect the scalp from skin cancer

    How to protect the scalp from skin cancer
    As summer heats up, we've learned to slather SPF 15 or higher all over our bodies and faces in an effort to prevent sun damage and skin cancer. We've also been told to recite our ABCs when checking for unusual moles: asymmetry, border irregularity and...
  • PASSINGS: Scott Davis, Ed Moose, Frank Kermode, Ghazi Algosaibi

    PASSINGS: Scott Davis, Ed Moose, Frank Kermode, Ghazi Algosaibi
    Scott Davis Mount SAC track and field announcer Scott Davis, 66, a longtime track and field announcer and statistician who added to the prestige of the Mount San Antonio College Relays by attracting such stars as Marion Jones, Carl Lewis and Asafa...
  • Resveratrol appears to make fat men fitter

    Resveratrol appears to make fat men fitter
    The first clinical trial to test the effects of resveratrol -- the plant compound plentiful in red wine and grapes -- on humans has found that a small daily dose of a purified resveratrol supplement lowered blood pressure and improved a wide range of...
  • Diagnosed with cancer, mom-to-be makes tough decision

    Diagnosed with cancer, mom-to-be makes tough decision
    It was a routine visit to her obstetrician early in her pregnancy, and Jill Wrobel, 30, a first-time expectant mom, had lots of questions. Wrobel remembers her doctor warning her to not look for answers on untrusted sites on the Internet. The online...