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Skin Cancer

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  • New study suggests whales are suffering from sunburn

     
    Scientists say some whale species off the Mexican coast are showing signs of severe sunburn that may be caused by the damaged ozone layer's decreased ability to block ultraviolet radiation. The seagoing mammals would be particularly vulnerable to the sun....
  • Summer ends on 'The Big C': A chat with executive producer Darlene Hunt

     
    Note to "The Big C": You got us! Heading into Monday's season finale, after an anxiety-ridden 12 episodes of worrying about Cathy, her Stage 4 melanoma and her crumbling marriage, viewers find themselves in an unexpected place. We grieve not......
  • 'House' recap: the children's hour

     
    Enter the diaper brigade: The theme this week is kids, or as I like to call them, replacement humans. Our Patient of the Week is a newborn baby girl who comes squirting out of her mom in a hypoxic state......
  • Stephen J. Cannell, prolific TV producer, dies

     
    Stephen J. Cannell, bestselling novelist and Emmy-winning TV producer of hits like "The Rockford Files" and "21 Jump Street," died at his Pasadena home of complications of melanoma on Thursday. He was 69. Cannell's family released the following...
  • John Benjamin Hickey finds liberation on 'The Big C'

     
    It didn’t take much to convince John Benjamin Hickey that he needed to join Showtime’s “The Big C.” He just needed to jump through a few hoops, despite being good friends with the show’s star, Laura Linney, for more than......
  • TCA Press Tour: Laura Linney will make you laugh -- and cry -- in 'The Big C'

     
    Showtime is hoping to shed a comedic light on an unfunny matter: cancer. In “The Big C,” set to air in the fall, Laura Linney stars as Cathy, an uptight Minneapolis schoolteacher who is diagnosed with terminal cancer and decides,......
  • Do you know how to protect yourself from cancer (and wrinkles) this weekend?

     
    Over the long Memorial Day weekend, thousands of Southern Californians will be heading into the great outdoors, beckoned by our beautiful beaches, parks, campgrounds, back yards and, of course, gorgeous weather. Nothing to do but kick back and relax,...
  • Do sunscreens give a false sense of security? [Updated]

     
    Something strange is happening in the sunscreen aisle. Shelves that had been stocked with bottles claiming SPF, or sun protection factor, ratings of 30 now have products that trumpet SPF ratings of 55, 70, even 110+. But a new study......
  • Peeking behind the sunscreen

    Peeking behind the sunscreen
    Peggy Lim has a healthy respect for the sun's powerful ultraviolet rays, and on a recent shopping trip she agonized over choosing a sunscreen for her three children. "I've always heard the higher the SPF [sun protection factor] the better, until you...
  • Clothing with UV protection built in

    Clothing with UV protection built in
    The amount of clothing many of us wear in summer is, understandably, inverse to the temperature. Matters of decency aside, that might not be a problem if we wore enough sunscreen, but most Americans don't. Just 18% of adults in the United States...
  • Good dogs: The list

    Good dogs: The list
    They're more than man's best friends: They're friends with benefits. Here are a few ways dogs are helping to make our lives healthier, safer and longer. Search and rescue: When disaster strikes, search-and-rescue dogs are never far behind. After the...