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A Dallastown teen who was born with a rare condition is looking to his community for help. Bailey May’s family is holding a benefit Saturday, September 29th beginning at 12 noon at Tailgaters in York Township. May was born with Congenital...
Tags: Skin Cancer
Sentinel School Zone - Orlando SentinelIt has taken several years and the collective wisdom of several legal minds, but playground sunshades won by two Orange County elementary schools are finally set to be installed this summer. More than two years ago, Sophie Lamarche, then a fifth-grader at...
Premium Health News ServiceHave you had a bit too much sun for your own good? Decades of boating, fishing, hiking, golfing, and just plain drowsing on the deck contribute to your lifetime exposure and risk of developing skin cancer. But there are simple steps you can take now to...
Premium Health News Servicehttp://www.kidsdr.com Everybody gets moles, even people who use sunscreen routinely. Moles can appear on any area of the body, from the scalp to the face, chest, arms, legs, groin, even between fingers and toes and on the bottom of the feet. Not all...
Tags: Cancer, Freckles (complexion), Sunburn, Skin Cancer
FARGO, N.D. - Recently we packed away our winter hats, boots and scarves to prepare for summer. I decided we needed to pull out some floppy-brimmed hats, along with our gardening tools, mower, balls and bats. On the nutrition and health side, exposure...
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...
Tanning was as much a part of Lindsay Walsh's teenage social life as talking on the phone. Two or three times a week — more for special occasions — she and her friends would hit the salons, beckoned by their posters of bronzed, beautiful...
By the early 2000s, the flame retardant known as penta had become a villain. Packed by the pound into couches and other furniture, the chemical was turning up in the blood of babies and in breast milk around the world. The European Union voted to ban...
Fox 5 San Diego Anchor/ReporterPOWAY, Calif. -- New rules for sunscreen labeling drafted by the Federal Drug Administration in 2011 will take effect this summer. "It's good because they're trying to make order before there was no order. The FDA is also giving the consumer some...
Baltimore Ravens Offensive Coordinator Cam Cameron was a young coach at the University of Michigan when his then head coach Bo Schembechler noticed a spot on his back. The spot turned out to be a malignant mole and Cameron was diagnosed with stage 2...
It’s said over and over again: “There is no cure for cancer.” While that is true for the most part, when it comes to melanoma, if caught and treated in its earliest stages, it is often curable. Today starts Melanoma Awareness Month,...
Tags: Sun-Damaged Skin, Cancer, Skin Damage, Sunburn, Skin Cancer
1 Melanin, the pigment that gives color to skin (and eyes) is produced in cells called melanocytes. Every person has about the same number of these cells, regardless of race, but those with darker skin have larger cells that produce more pigment....
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