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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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Some Summer Precautions

Memorial Day is almost here and with it comes the unofficial start of the summer. Enjoy the season but exercise caution.

05/23/2011

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Wear Sunscreen All The Time

Sunscreen should be worn every day of the week and not just at the beach.

05/05/2011

It’s Sunscreen Season

Sunscreen is not just for summer. KYW’s medical editor Dr. Brian McDonough explains that many lotions and cosmetics provide the much-needed protection year round.

09/24/2010

Anti-Skin Cancer Drug Shows Promise in U. of P. Tests

It is being called a major breakthrough in the battle against the most serious form of skin cancer — malignant melanoma.

08/26/2010

Local Dermatologist Warns of Tanning Dangers

by KYW’s Michelle Durham A local dermatologist is warning parents and teens about the dangers of tanning. She is approaching youth in a different way.

07/02/2010

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