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  • Busch treated for non-malignant skin cancer

    House Speaker Michael E. Busch was treated this week for what he called a non life-threatening form of skin cancer -- a condition he attributes largely to his years of work as a lifeguard at a time when sunblock was less effective and often went unused.
  • Hot advice from experts on handling a sunburn

    Hot advice from experts on handling a sunburn
    You know you shouldn't have, but you did. You got sunburned. And now you're itching to know what to do about it. Here are a few tips from Dr. Latanya Benjamin, a pediatric dermatologist at Lucile Packard Children's Hospital at Stanford University and an...

    Sunscreen prevents skin cancer, yet doctors rarely recommend it

    Sunscreen prevents skin cancer, yet doctors rarely recommend it
    Has your doctor ever advised you to use sunscreen? Chances are, the answer is no. In fact, out of 18.3 billion doctor visits over nearly 21 years, sunscreen was recommended to patients only 12.83 million times, a new study finds. That works out to...

    Daughter says mom needs mood correction

    Daughter says mom needs mood correction
    Dear Amy: We all have stories about hurtful things that parents can say to their adult children, but my mother seems especially clueless about this. The thoughtful and kind person I talk to on the phone is a hateful, complaining drag in person. She...

    Sister worries about danger of tanning

    Sister worries about danger of tanning
    Dear Amy: I am really scared for my younger sister. My mom has let her start tanning in tanning beds. Because we have a history of skin cancer deaths in our family, I can't figure out why my mom would let my sister do this. My sister is now addicted;...