| Mar 11, 2011
| 5:04 PM
Not long after stepping into the eerie new show of ultra-realistic sculpture at the Contemporary Art Center of Virginia you may start to feel like you stumbled into a world where time stands still.
Art — the aging watchman who sits by the...
| Aug 16, 2011
At La Feria del Nopal, we celebrate the CACTUS plant with a free concert! We also want to showcase its nutritional benefits, significance to current Mexican culture and honor its roots as a food staple in pre-Hispanic Mexican culture. Celebrity Chef...
| May 17, 2011
| 12:17 PM
May is Skin Cancer Awareness Month and while more information is available, the problem is getting worse. Melanoma is one of the only cancers that is on the rise.
"I went in the sun tan beds, when I was younger, a lot. I laid out in the sun, sometimes...
| Jun 15, 2011
| 1:13 PM
Early detection of skin cancers — particularly melanomas — is crucial to treatment. You can help protect yourself with regular at-home body inspections, says Dr. Melissa Schwarzschild of Richmond Dermatology & Laser Specialists in Richmond,...
| Sep 17, 2009
Skin cancer is the most common type of the disease, but even its most deadly form - melanoma - is very curable if caught early. In addition to avoiding overexposure to the sun, doctors recommend monthly self-exams and regular checks from a professional:...
| May 11, 2009
Treating moms and dads to brunch or backyard barbeques is a great way to honor them on Mother's Day and Father's Day, but the American Academy of Dermatology hopes more families will start another annual tradition - screening their loved ones for skin...
| Jul 29, 2009
People have relied on them for years to get that so called "healthy glow," but now a leading, global research group says tanning beds are a significant cancer hazard.
The World Health Organization is now categorizing tanning beds under the highest cancer...
| Sep 1, 2009
Cancer begins when abnormal cells in our bodies grow out of control. Cancerous cells can attack skin, organs and bones.
There are many kinds of cancer. These tips focus on four types that are often associated with age.
Cancer treatments can be...
| Nov 12, 2009
Too old for the annual pediatrician visit - and too young for the annual mammogram or prostate exam - people in their 20s and 30s can easily go years without seeing a doctor. And sometimes, doctors say, that's OK.
"As long as men are feeling good,...