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Skin Cancer

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  • PASSINGS: Fred Kinne, Tony Huesman, Kenneth H. Bacon

    PASSINGS: Fred Kinne, Tony Huesman, Kenneth H. Bacon
    Fred Kinne Plane crash work helped win Pulitzer Fred Kinne, 93, a veteran editor who helped a San Diego newspaper win the Pulitzer Prize for its coverage of a 1978 plane crash, died Aug. 9 at a nursing center in La Mesa, his family said. He had suffered...
  • Frank McCourt dies at 78; late-blooming author of 'Angela's Ashes'

    Frank McCourt dies at 78; late-blooming author of 'Angela's Ashes'
    Frank McCourt, the retired New York City schoolteacher who launched his late-in-life literary career by tapping memories of his grim, poverty-stricken childhood in Ireland to write the Pulitzer Prize-winning memoir "Angela's Ashes," died Sunday of cancer....
  • Final note comes early for rockers

    "And as the flames climbed high into the night To light the sacrificial rite, I saw Satan laughing with delight The day the music died." -- Don McLean, "American Pie" Since the dawn of rock 'n' roll, death has been a recurring theme. But for many...
  • Monitor your moles, and look for the warning signs

    Monitor your moles, and look for the warning signs
    Wondering if you should have that mole on your arm checked out? There have been a few updates on what you should look out for. Most dermatologists now recommend the following: * Look for "ugly ducklings." The Skin Cancer Foundation recently promoted this...
  • Deadly cancer soars in women

    Deadly cancer soars in women
    Melanoma rates have risen 50% among young women in the U.S. since 1980, a trend that may be related to an increase in the use of tanning salons and exposure to the sun's damaging rays, according to a report released Thursday. Among young men, melanoma...
  • 'House M.D.': Family obligation, meet the diabolical puppet master

     
    Forcing House and Wilson to become roommates has to be the best decision "House" writers have made in years. Their cohabitation has opened up countless opportunities for insights into both characters' heads and hearts... and, more importantly, countless...
  • Skin cancer has become an 'epidemic' in the U.S., researchers say

     
    Non-melanoma skin cancer is the most common type of cancer in the U.S. But just how common is it? According to a new estimate, more than 2.1 million Americans were treated for 3.5 million cases of the cancers in 2006.......
  • Study links pesticides and skin cancer

     
    Environmental Health News published a story today about new research that suggests farm pesticides may have a link to melanoma. Sun exposure has long been thought to be the primary cause of melanoma and remains the leading factor. But the......
  • Brand X Files: Violating Lady Gaga's personal space. Richard Dawkins wants to arrest the pope. Skin cancer cure?

     
    'Stalkerish' superfan infiltrates Lady Gaga's inner sanctum: And then, of course, blogs about it. (Gawker) Scott Brown snubs Sarah Palin, bags 'tea party' rally: This won’t be the first time Brown has seemed to distance himself from Palin. Shortly...
  • 'Real Housewives of Orange County': Jeana Keough on why she's leaving and what she really thinks of Vicki

     
    She provides the oh-so-awesome zingers each episode (sometimes at the expense of the other housewives). But Jeana Keough, one of original Orange County 'Housewives,' says she’s ditching the cameras to focus on work. The 52-year-old Wisconsin native and....
  • Rodent of the Week: Implanted vaccine attacks cancer

     
    Several cancer vaccines that are delivered via injections or intravenous lines are in development. Another approach to a vaccine, however, is to implant a small disk containing cancer-fighting substances under the skin, according to researchers from...