| May 17, 2007
As he exited the stairs of his "Straight Talk Express" campaign bus on a chilly March day in Iowa, Sen. John McCain carefully took one step at a time, his left hand gripping a rail and his right knee looking stiff.
A bum knee isn't surprising in a 70-...
| May 25, 2008
CHRIS McCAW chalks it up to the effects of a late night in the wilderness topped off with a whiskey nightcap. While camping in Utah in 2003, he planned to make an all-night exposure of the night sky. Using a 7-by-17-inch homemade view camera, he hoped...
| Jul 20, 2008
SAGE ERICKSON'S day begins before 8 a.m., when she rolls out of bed and stretches for an hour. Then it's off to the C Street beach in Ventura to surf for two hours. After that, there's school, lunch, a five-minute abs workout -- then it's headlong back...
| Oct 16, 2006
YOU look just like your father, they tell you. Hey, not so fast. Though most men realize that certain signs of aging are inevitable, more are doing what women have done for years -- putting the brakes on looking older. And they're seeking cosmetic medical...
| Sep 27, 2013
| 4:23 PM
An advisory panel recommended Friday that the state Health Department revise language on its parental consent form for indoor tanning to specify that the practice can cause skin cancer.
The recommendation by the Maryland State Council on Cancer...
| Aug 16, 2013
| 1:05 AM
We often check the weather before heading out the door and decide if we need a coat or not. But is the clothing we are wearing protecting us or could it add increased risk as we perform our job? A good share of producers on dairy farms, are now...
| Jul 2, 2013
| 4:22 PM
They can't agree on climate change. Fixing the rate increase on student loans? Nope. The farm bill remains in legislative limbo. Leave it to skin cancer to bring together warring Congressional Republicans and Democrats. U.S. Rep. Charlie Dent, R-15th...
| Jul 21, 2013
| 12:15 PM
The most common cancer in the United States is skin cancer, which accounts for about half of all cancer cases. This year, according to the American Cancer Society, nearly 77,000 new cases of melanoma will be diagnosed in the United States, and about 9,000...
| Jul 22, 2013
ROSLYN — Vinegar is drizzled onto summer salads and patted onto sunburns every summer, but the most common condiment in the world has more potential uses than people may realize.
Lawrence Diggs of Roslyn, commonly known as “The Vinegar Man&...
| Jul 19, 2013
| 1:05 AM
GREENSBORO, N.C., - Exposure to heat and sun can result in serious health problems for anyone; agricultural workers, by the very nature of their jobs, are especially vulnerable. Compensation claims related to heat exhaustion and skin cancer in the...