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Doctors Warn About Potential Dangers Of Gel Manicures

Love the staying power of a gel manicure? You might want to be careful about how frequently you’re getting them.


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Screening For Cancer Is Critical

When should cancer screening – like mammograms and colonoscopies – be done? Here are some guidelines.



Fewer Teens Using Indoor Tanning Beds

For several years now health officials have been issuing warnings about indoor tanning beds and it appears teens may be paying attention.


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Pilots And Airline Crews At Higher Risk For Melanoma

A new report finds that airline pilots and cabin crew may have an increased rate of melanoma – but what does this mean?


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Study Suggests Flight Crews Have A High Risk Of Skin Cancer

Pilots and cabin crew have a new worry – skin cancer.


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Doctor Warns That Itchy Skin Spot May Suggest More Investigation

Dermatologists trying to determine which skin lesions need testing first should ask patients how those patches feel.


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Crozer Keystone Health System

Dr. Diedra McCafferty spoke about Skin Cancer and ways to try to prevent it starting at a young age.


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Health: FDA Announces New Warnings Must Be On Tanning Beds

More restrictions for indoor tanning. The Food and Drug Administration today announced new warnings that will have to be on tanning beds.


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May Is Melanoma Awareness Month

After 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.


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Schmidt’s Skin Cancer Diagnosis Is Eye Opener For Many

The fact that Mike Schmidt has malignant melanoma has raised a lot of questions and concerns about the disease.


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Numbers Reveal Exposure To Indoor Tanning In US, Australia And Europe

A new report reviews 88 studies from the past 21 years to see how prevalent indoor tanning is in the US, Australia, and Europe.



Research Suggests Sunlight Good For Blood Pressure

A study from the University of Edinburgh suggests that a healthy dose of sunlight every day can actually help lower your blood pressure.


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Local University Offers Free Skin Cancer Screenings

A local university is offering free skin cancer screenings in Philadelphia to help spread awareness of the disease.


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Sunscreen Regulations

Only sunscreen that says Broad Spectrum protects against both UVB and UVA rays.


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Study: Odors From Human Skin Cells May Be Key To Detecting Melanoma

Researchers say the melanoma cells produced certain compounds that weren’t detected in the VOCs from normal cells as well as more or less of other chemicals.