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Skin Cancer

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  • For the Fun of Fit: Kids 'tri' to fight melanoma

    For the fifth year in a row, our family rose before dawn on the Saturday of Memorial Day weekend and traveled to Frederick for the eighth annual Frederick Kids Triathlon, the first of four races in the 2014 Maryland Youth Triathlon Series. The...
  • Keeping family safety in mind this summer

    It's finally feeling like summer here on the East Coast and everyone is counting down to the end of the school year. While summer brings with it many great activities such as boating, swimming and hiking, it also brings tons of potential dangers to your...
  • Kenny Rogers has skin cancer removed, reveals bandaged face

    Kenny Rogers has skin cancer removed, reveals bandaged face
    Kenny Rogers had a small scuffle with skin cancer, according to a picture he posted Wednesday on Instagram.  "...but you should see the other guy!," the legendary country singer said in his caption. "Had a bit of skin cancer removed today -- I recommend...
  • Welcome to 'Don't Fry Day'

     
    After reporting the latest news about treatment for melanoma (the good news: Valley residents have access to the latest in pharmaceuticals for deadly stage IV melanoma. The bad news: Incidence is growing overall) here's an important reminder as we enter...
  • FDA: New warning stickers coming to a tanning bed near you

    The FDA wants to deter teenagers from using tanning beds, and officials are hoping a new warning sticker will help. Citing evidence that tanning in young adulthood is related to an increase risk of skin cancer later in life, the Food and Drug...
  • Can gel manicures cause cancer?

    Can gel manicures cause cancer?
    Tanning beds have long been a source of controversy with several studies showing that the practice can come with a costly price — skin cancer. But do you have to worry about an increased risk of melanoma at the nail salon too? The question has...
  • Don't Fry Day

    Don't Fry Day
    I'm not going to lie, I love the sun. Everyday the weather permits, my daughters and I are outside playing.  BUT, we are a fair-skinned bunch, so before we head out, I slather them in sunscreen.  They moan and groan about it, but too bad, "no sunscreen,...
  • Allan Folsom dies at 72; who sold first novel for record $2 million

    Allan Folsom dies at 72; who sold first novel for record $2 million
    After three decades of pitching his screenplays, Allan Folsom had a handful of credits: two episodes of the 1980s series "Hart to Hart," a nature documentary and a syndicated TV movie. Then came the kind of blockbuster break that struggling writers...
  • Leonard Hirshan dies at 86; longtime agent for Clint Eastwood

    Leonard Hirshan dies at 86; longtime agent for Clint Eastwood
    Clint Eastwood had a "make my day" attitude about Hollywood agents, including his own representative, Leonard Hirshan. "If he didn't return a call, he would have been history!" the screen tough guy said this week. But then Eastwood laughed and said,...
  • Naperville Marathon registration opens

     Naperville Marathon registration opens
    Registration for this year's Edward Hospital Naperville Marathon & Half Marathon is proceeding at a swift pace. General sign-up for the second-ever race doesn't begin until March 8, but pre-registration started this week for those running to raise funds...
  • James Rebhorn dies at 65; character actor on stage and screen

    James Rebhorn dies at 65; character actor on stage and screen
    He was a neurosurgeon, a shipping magnate, a pompous headmaster, an autocratic father: He was the self-inflated, often weaselly authority figure whose long, narrow, aristocratic face was as well-known in films and television as his name was obscure....
  • Designer fashions alternative route for cancer therapy

    Designer fashions alternative route for cancer therapy
    As a vegetarian and daily yoga practitioner, Amy Johnson thought she was healthy before she was diagnosed with ovarian cancer last August. Now she consumes 50 pounds of carrots, 25 pounds of Granny Smith apples and 14 heads of romaine lettuce each week in...