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Skin Cancer

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Top Skin Cancer Articles

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  • 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...
  • California law bans indoor tanning for people under age 18

     
    Californians under age 18 will no longer be able to use ultraviolet tanning devices, according to a new law signed by Gov. Jerry Brown on Sunday. SB 746, which goes into effect Jan. 1, supercedes the existing law that prohibits......
  • 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......
  • Jim Van Fleet’s farewell to WOFL viewers: ‘Just thank you’

     
    Van Fleet wasn't afraid to show his quirky sense of humor, either. He had another message for viewers: "Tell them I'm going down there with the best intentions and hopes, but if it doesn't work out, look for me weekend mornings somewhere in Orlando."...
  • More evidence in the tanning wars

     
    Is indoor tanning associated with skin cancer? The Morning Call has visited this story before and it's likely that it will continue to be an important health topic for us. The latest shot in the battle was fired this week by researchers at Yale...
  • Jury awards record $150 billion to family of burned boy

     
    A Texas jury has awarded Colleen and Bobby Ray Middleton $150 billion in a civil lawsuit against their son’s alleged attacker. The Middletons' real target is prosecutors in Houston’s Montgomery County, who they hope will file charges in the...
  • Bruce Jenner has skin cancer removed: report

     
    The "Keeping Up With the Kardashians" star had the cancer removed on Friday, Jan. 13 at an outpatient facility, according to reports....
  • Bruce Jenner sports facial scar; people rudely jump to conclusions

     
    Bruce Jenner appears in public with a facial scar and people start talking plastic surgery. Reports say it may have been skin cancer....
  • Young survivors: Stupid Cancer needs to go!

     
    Heather Dinkelacker is busy trying to survive. That is obviously her priority, but she is also raising funds to benefit the organization that has helped her through her tougher days: The I'm Too Young For This! Cancer Foundation, also known as i[2]y....
  • New help for basal cell skin cancer patients

     
    On Monday, the U.S. Food & Drug Administration approved a new drug to treat advanced basal cell carcinoma, the most common form of skin cancer. This is good news for the approximately 2.8 million Americans who will be diagnosed with a basal-cell...