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Skin Cancer

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  • Monday's Talk Shows

     
    Click here to download TV listings for the week of Oct. 23 - 29 in PDF format TV listings for the week of Oct. 23 - 29 in PDF format (from latimes.com/entertainment/news/tv) Weekly TV Listings and more can be found......
  • Gov. Jerry Brown resting after outpatient surgery

     
    Gov. Jerry Brown had a cancerous growth removed from his nose in an outpatient procedure Friday, his aides said in a statement late Saturday. Brown underwent the procedure to remove basal carcinoma cells as well as some reconstructive surgery at......
  • Learn before you tan

     
    It's mid-May, which means it's time that many people, including teens and young women, begin to think summer fun. Which means beachwear. Which means getting ready to be seen. Which often means indoor tanning. The American Academy of Dermatology recently...
  • 4 ways to be sun smart

     
    During my childhood, it was common to see mothers on lawn chairs, their skin slathered with baby oil. We kids ran around in swim suits and shorts, rarely wearing a lick of "sun tan lotion." When we did slather on such stuff, it was usually an SPF of a 3.....
  • Everything you ever wanted to know about sunscreen is now in one place

     
    UVA, UVB, SPF. It seems like the more experts find out about sun damage, the more confusing buying and applying sunscreen gets. Which is why we're loving a comprehensive new infographic, the Sunscreen Smokescreen, recently published from...
  • Sun protection, from the top of your head

     
    The scalp is the often-overlooked Achilles' heel of many a sun-protection regimen. How many of us slather on sunblock and slap on a pair of UV-protected sunglasses and think we're done? But sun can penetrate hair and cause cancers on the scalp just as...
  • Too much fun in the sun can cause eye damage

    Too much fun in the sun can cause eye damage
    At 5 p.m., as Jose Vega uncaps a tiny, $100 tube of ointment, he thinks of work. As a chef at Jabinero's, he should already be spreading ingredients - onions, peppers, meats - across the restaurant stovetop. But instead, he spreading ointment over two...
  • Be smarter about the sun

    Be smarter about the sun
    Many people still don't use sunscreen correctly, dermatologists say. Here are seven truths you may not know: Sunscreen takes time to start working. Instead of slathering on lotion when you're already outside, apply it 20 to 30 minutes before leaving...
  • All Health's Breaking Loose: Living with the heat

    They say you can blame acting a little crazy on a full moon. Maybe so, but I think it's time we gave the sun its crazy-making due as well. I was out for a run one morning last week. Already in the upper 80s, the temperature was rising fast. Jogging toward...
  • Recipe for D-Ficiency

    If the sun burned out and all the cows died, pretty soon we'd all be walking around with rickets. Happily, the sun is still shining - that's pretty much a given in this heat - and the pastures are still populated with grazing bovines. But rickets is...
  • The breast cancer experience doesn't end when treatment does

    The breast cancer experience doesn't end when treatment does
    In those whispered exchanges that unfold in clinic corridors and doctor's office waiting rooms, even on a short elevator ride from one hospital floor to the next, there is a bit of dark humor passed from one breast cancer patient to another: "Oh, wait...
  • Levulan: Anti-Age & Prevent Skin Cancer with a Little Stick?

    Levulan: Anti-Age & Prevent Skin Cancer with a Little Stick?
    It's a three part treatment that uses an acid, a laser, and a blue light to help turn back time, and prevent skin cancer. The Levulan Kerastick, or PPIX, was FDA approved in 1999 for the treatment of Actinic Keratoses, those pre-cancerous thick, scaly...