The Personal Reason There's Free Sunscreen At The State FairFor the wayward fairgoer, the information booths are a first stop to find direction. This year, the crowd is taking more than just free maps; they're also helping themselves to free sunscreen. The push for sunburn prevention came from Dr. Megan Wood.
Melanoma Rates Up Dramatically Among Young PeopleA deadly skin cancer is on the rise. A new report says melanoma rates are up by 250 percent among young people in the U.S., especially in women.
Good Question: Is There A Safe Amount Of Sun?The picture of a 27-year-old Alabama woman with skin cancer has gone viral. Tawny Willoughby, a registered nurse, posted the photo to Facebook of the damage caused by her basil cell carcinoma. She has what look like bloody cuts and burns on her face.
4 Things To Know: Arsenic In Wine, Skin Cancer Risk For Gay Men & MoreThese are the four stories you need to know about for Friday, March 20.
Study: Wealthy & Impoverished Get Different Types Of CancerA new study shows the level of poverty or wealth in an area may affect the types of cancers people get. Researchers looked at three million tumors diagnosed over a four-year period. They found in the poorest neighborhoods, larynx, cervical, and liver cancers were the most common.
Health Watch: Tips For Preventing, Recognizing Skin CancerSummer unofficially kicks off Memorial Day weekend in Minnesota, and experts say this is also a good time to remind everyone about sun safety. Three and a half million people are diagnosed with skin cancer every year, and many cases can be prevented or detected early.
May Is Melanoma Awareness MonthAfter the long winter, it’s not a surprise everyone is gearing up to enjoy some fun outdoors this summer. Before heading out to catch some rays, think about protecting your skin.
The Risks Of Sun Exposure And How To Protect Your Skin This SummerNow that sun exposure is considered a cancer risk on the same level with tobacco and asbestos, it's time to get serious about protecting yourself.
Doctors Use New Tool For Faster Skin Cancer DiagnosisMay is Skin Cancer Awareness Month. According to the Skin Cancer Foundation, one in five Americans will develop skin cancer in the course of a lifetime. It is the most common form of cancer in the United States, but there is good news.
Man Thanks Hair Stylist For Life-Saving HaircutA local man has his hair stylist to thank for saving his life. John Taylor says he would be facing a serious illness -- if his hairdresser hadn't spotted something growing on his scalp.
Good Question: Do Sunburns Actually 'Burn' Our Skin?Step outside lately and it feels like you're cooking. Step inside and you're bound to look a little pink, especially if you skipped the sunscreen. The feeling is familiar: Hot, stingy red skin. But what's actually happening when we get a sunburn?
Study: Coffee May Lower The Risk Of Getting Common Skin CancerA new study shows the more coffee you drink, the lower your risk of developing the most common type of skin cancer.