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The Risks Of Sun Exposure And How To Protect Your Skin This Summer

Now 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.

06/03/2013

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Free Skin Cancer Screenings At Mercy Cancer Center Friday

Just in time for the warmer weather, a local medical facility is offering free skin cancer screenings this week.

05/08/2013

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Report: Umbrellas Fight Skin Cancer

Umbrellas can fight skin cancer by blocking UV rays.

03/28/2013

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Study: Tanning Salons Need ‘Medical’ Regulating

The authors of a concerning tanning salon study call for state legislation of tanning beds as medical devices, which would allow for far stricter regulation.

03/06/2013

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Health: New Jersey Man Tells Story Of Late Wife’s Battle With Skin Cancer

Melanoma is the fastest growing cancer in America that’s attacking a growing number of young men and women. Now, a New Jersey man has made it his mission to save lives.

02/25/2013

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Health: Potential Health Risk With New Light Bulbs

3 On Your Side Health Reporter Stephanie Stahl reveals the light bulb’s potential dark side.

10/11/2012

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Local Clinic Offers Free Skin Cancer Checkups

On Thursday, the Drexel Convenient Care Center in the Shops at Liberty Place in Center City will offer free skin checks

09/24/2012

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Identifying Problem Moles

The best chance you have to defeat malignant melanoma is to detect it early. I have an easy way to measure this.

08/08/2012

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Health: Ugly Truth About Skin Cancer

A summer warning from doctors about the dangers of sun and skin cancer.

07/06/2012

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Child Abuse Could Weaken Victim’s Immune System

New research indicates child abuse or neglect may affect the immune system and impact vicitms later in life.

06/14/2012

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H&M Apologizes For Controversial Ad Featuring ‘Tanorexic’ Model

Just days after a New Jersey mother caused a stir for her crispy appearance, a clothing retailer has come under fire for using a seemingly “tanorexic” model in a swimsuit ad.

05/11/2012

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Anti-Cancer Groups Want N.J. To Ban Indoor Tanning For Those Under 18

The push is not due to the recent hue and cry over that New Jersey mom and her child in a tanning facility, but to what the American Cancer Society says are scary new figures about melanoma.

05/07/2012

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Skin Cancer On Rise In Young Adults

The rate of skin cancer among young adults is skyrocketing, according to new research. 3 On Your Side Health Reporter Stephanie Stahl has more on why doctors think this is happening.

04/03/2012

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Access To Physician Care May Be A Matter Of Life Or Death

A new study finds fewer people die from the skin cancer melanoma in U.S. counties that have at least one dermatologist.

02/29/2012

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Reminder From Main Line Doctor: Put Sunscreen On Exposed Feet!

Maybe the feet are the Rodney Dangerfields of body parts — they don’t get no respect.

07/25/2011

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