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The Columbian, Vancouver, Wash.Reader poll How often do you perform skin self-checks (look for abnormal spots or moles)? * 1647 Every month. * 1648 Couple times a year. * 1649 Never, my doctor checks my skin. * 1650 Why would I examine my skin? Vote See results Every...
SALEM, Ore. (AP) — Across the nation, lawmakers are debating where to draw the line on young teen tanning, considering proposals that would make it illegal to expose minors to ultraviolet rays from sunlamps. Those who support such a ban say the...
Premium Health News ServiceQ. My dermatologist is recommending Mohs surgery to remove a basal cell cancer on my nose. What does this involve? A. Mohs micrographic surgery is named after Frederic Mohs, who developed the technique in the 1930s. It's a specialized surgical...
L.A. NOWGov. Jerry Brown is receiving radiation treatment for early stage prostate cancer, but is expected to maintain a full work schedule, his office announced. The Times Sacramento reporter Michael Mishak will join L.A. Now Live at 9 a.m. to discuss the 74-...
PolitiCalThe office of Gov. Jerry Brown announced Wednesday that California's chief executive is being treated for prostate cancer. Dr. Eric Small, Brown’s oncologist at UC San Francisco, said in a statement that the governor is undergoing a short course of....
Sherrie Walter will never wear earrings again, but recently started styling her hair in a ponytail the way she used to before she was diagnosed with skin cancer nearly four years ago. It's a big step for Walter, whose life was turned upside down when...
The Hartford CourantFor a long time when I would see a male baby boomer in a wide-brimmed hat of leather, suede, or floppy canvas, I would think middle-age crisis. Now I think skin cancer. Misspent youths baking beneath the midday sun slathered in baby oil like so many...
It's a conundrum. You want to have fun in the sun, but you don't want skin cancer or — heaven forbid! — wrinkles. Maybe you think you have it made in the shade with sunscreen. But while most sun and skin experts would advise you to slather the...
Vital Signs Health Blog - Orlando SentinelJava lovers drink up! Two separate studies released today have found that those who drink coffee have a lower risk of developing the most common kind of skin cancer – basal cell carcinoma – and also have a lower risk of heart failure. The...
Ephraim McDowell Health is offering free skin cancer screenings. Screenings are available in Danville, Mackville, Lancaster and Stanford and are scheduled as follows: June 26 from 9 a.m. to 11 a.m. at the Gilcher Building in Danville (located behind...
Tags: Cancer, Dermatology, Skin Cancer, Dermatologists, Mole (lesion)
Change of SubjectIt may seem to you as though coffee is one of those good news/bad news products — that one month you’ll read a squib suggesting it causes some ghastly malady, and the next month you’ll read a gee-whiz article like......
WGNO NewsCoffee drinkers, rejoice! Research shows that we don’t need to feel guilty about our daily habit, and actually, sipping coffee regularly can provide us with a wide range of health benefits! Coffee may help you live longer A study released last...
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