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Skin Cancer

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  • Sunblocks are the new multi-taskers

    Sunblocks are the new multi-taskers
    The beginning of summer always seems to be accompanied by an onslaught of sunscreens. The market is crowded with lotions and sprays, powders and lip balms, and, increasingly, multi-tasking products with inventive application methods that are touted for...
  • What's new in beauty and hair-care products

     What's new in beauty and hair-care products
    It's a notion ingrained early: September, the start of the traditional school year, is a time to start over. For the nonstudent, that may mean cleaning out your closets, enrolling in an exercise class or recommitting to New Year's resolutions. It's also a...
  • Genetics to determine cancer treatments

    Genetics to determine cancer treatments
    The war on cancer is poised to enter a new phase that promises more precise treatments, fewer side effects and, most of all, more survivors. And none too soon. Although death rates from many cancers have slowly but steadily declined over the decades,...
  • Shining a light on sunscreen guidelines

    Shining a light on sunscreen guidelines
    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...
  • No on Prop. 29

    No on Prop. 29
    What's to like about taxes? Most people view them at best as a necessary evil to help pay for robust government services — a public benefit. But cigarette taxes are an anomaly. In their case, the tax itself is a public benefit. Proposition 29, which...
  • PASSINGS: Harold Garfinkel, Gerald Allison, Tom King, Ronald D. Asmus, Christian Ferry

    PASSINGS: Harold Garfinkel, Gerald Allison, Tom King, Ronald D. Asmus, Christian Ferry
    Harold Garfinkel UCLA sociologist studied common sense Harold Garfinkel, 93, a longtime UCLA sociology professor whose groundbreaking work examined the importance of common sense in everyday situations, died April 21 of congestive heart failure at his...
  • Patricia Dunn dies at 58; Hewlett-Packard chairwoman

    Patricia Dunn dies at 58; Hewlett-Packard chairwoman
    Patricia Dunn, the former Hewlett-Packard Co. chairwoman whose role in an explosive corporate spying scandal overshadowed her storybook rise from temporary secretary to one of corporate America's most powerful women, has died. She was 58. Dunn, who had...
  • James Q. Wilson dies at 80; pioneer in 'broken windows' approach to improve policing

    James Q. Wilson dies at 80; pioneer in 'broken windows' approach to improve policing
    James Q. Wilson, a social scientist who helped launch a revolution in law enforcement as the co-inventor of the "broken windows" theory — the idea that eradicating graffiti, public drunkenness and other signposts of community decay was crucial to...
  • PASSINGS: Thomas W. Ludlow Ashley, Basil Myron Schott

    Thomas W. Ludlow Ashley Ohio congressman fought poverty Thomas W. Ludlow Ashley, 87, a former Ohio congressman who spent 26 years in Washington and was a strong advocate for public housing, died Tuesday of melanoma at his home in Leland, Mich. A...
  • PASSINGS: Scott Davis, Ed Moose, Frank Kermode, Ghazi Algosaibi

    PASSINGS: Scott Davis, Ed Moose, Frank Kermode, Ghazi Algosaibi
    Scott Davis Mount SAC track and field announcer Scott Davis, 66, a longtime track and field announcer and statistician who added to the prestige of the Mount San Antonio College Relays by attracting such stars as Marion Jones, Carl Lewis and Asafa...
  • PASSINGS: Phillip Walker, Robert M. Jaffe, Denise Jefferson, Mac Foster, Kaye Cowher

    PASSINGS: Phillip Walker, Robert M. Jaffe, Denise Jefferson, Mac Foster, Kaye Cowher
    Phillip Walker Blues guitarist and singer Phillip Walker, 73, a blues guitarist and singer who backed such stars as Etta James and Lowell Fulson, died of heart failure Thursday in Palm Springs, said Marc Lipkin, publicity director for Alligator Records....