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4 hrs ago | Harrogate Advertiser

Ex-RAF man's challenge fiancee's memory

A Knaresborough dad will run the New York Marathon to raise funds for charity after facing the heartbreak of losing his partner to cancer.

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Related Topix: North Yorkshire County, England, World News, United Kingdom, New York, Health, Medicine, Lymphoma

8 hrs ago | Health.com

Fewer U.S. Teens Using Sunscreen, Study Finds

The number of U.S. teens using sunscreen dropped nearly 12 percent in the last decade, a new report shows.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Cancer, Health, William Paterson University

12 hrs ago | Metro

This 32-year-old woman's pictures will put you off sunbeds for life

Jo Irving admits she was 'addicted to being brown' even when she was 9 months pregnant A 32-year-old self-proclaimed tanorexic was diagnosed with skin cancer after an 18 year sunbed habit that continued even when she was nine months pregnant.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Health

16 hrs ago | Burton Mail

South Derbyshire skin cancer levels have tripled say figures

Dr Buk Dhadda, GP with Gresleydale Health Centre and governing body member of NHS Southern Derbyshire Clinical Commissioning Group, revealed that people aged 15 to 35 found the condition has continually spiked since the 1970s.

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Related Topix: Health, Medicine, Derbyshire County, England, United Kingdom

19 hrs ago | Medical News

Scientists study about rare type of skin cancer, acral melanomas

Acral melanomas , the rare type of skin cancer that caused musician Bob Marley's death, are genetically distinct from other types of skin cancer.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Health, Reggae, Bob Marley, Genetics

19 hrs ago | International Business Times

Bob Marley Died Due to a Rare Skin Cancer, Scientists Learn More About The Disease

Singer-songwriter and musician, Bob Marley's death was caused due to a rare type of skin cancer called Acral Melanoma.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Health, Reggae, Bob Marley

Wed Aug 20, 2014

WBRZ

Kenilworth park to get shaded playground

The Lauren Savoy Olinde Foundation is funding a "The Sun Shades" project to provide shade covers at different parks throughout the city.

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Related Topix: Kids, Family, Medicine, Health

The Chronicle Herald

German cancer survivor begins sixth world cycling tour

In 1987, at 29, doctors told Westphal he had malignant melanoma and would only live for six months.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Health, World Records

WOZZ-FM Appleton

At least 12 people test positive for melanoma at F...

At least 12 people were found to have melanoma, the most serious type of skin cancer, after they were screened at last week's Wisconsin Farm Technology Days.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Health, Plover, WI

Stanford

Behind recently approved cancer drug, a 30-year history of scientific breakthroughs

Dermatologist Jean Tang chats with Winnie Bazurto, who benefited from a drug recently approved for the treatment of inoperable basal cell carcinoma.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Cancer, Health, Dermatology, Food and Drug Administration, Genetics

Fox News

Sun damage video goes viral

With over 10 million views, "How the Sun Sees You" shows people stepping in front of a special ultraviolet light camera that reveals hidden sun damage.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Health

Time

You Asked: Is Coffee Bad For You?

For years, your morning joe got a bad rap from health experts. But newer research suggests coffee may actually be good for you-if you follow the rules "I gave up coffee" is a refrain of the health conscious.

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Related Topix: Drink, Coffee, Supplement, Medicine

Hispanic Business

How patients with cancer could cure themselves

AN INNOVATIVE treatment using a patient's own cells to target and destroy cancer is set to be tested by scientists in Scotland.Patients with the most dangerous form of skin cancer, malignant melanoma, will be the first to be given the treatment, which involves growing an army of billions of immune cells and sending them back inside the body to work ... (more)

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Related Topix: Medicine, Health

Tue Aug 19, 2014

KXLY-TV Spokane

Working 4 You: The sun damage you can't see

We're still enjoying the last month of summer, with plenty of time to get out and enjoy the sunshine, but you may not realize how much damage you could be doing to your skin.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Health, Dermatology

My FOX Chicago

Viral video reveals human skin through ultraviolet lens

Chicago only has a few months of warm and sunny weather each year, and spending time outdoors can feel good after a long winter.

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Related Topix: Cameras, Medicine, Health, Dermatology

Mirror.co.uk

A fifth of adults think they can't get sunburnt if they already have a tan

Poll of 2,250 people found that 22% did not believe they could get sunburnt when they already had a tan while 52% did not realise they could get sunburnt through a window More than one in five UK adults do not believe they can get sunburnt if they already have a tan, according to a new survey.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Health

Examiner.com

This is how the sun sees you: Viral video shows damaging effects of UV rays

A viral video , seen over 10 million times, answers the question: What does our skin look like in ultraviolet? In other words, what does the sun see after it has converted 120 million tons of matter - per minute - into energy and radiated the earth with dangerous ultraviolet A and ultraviolet B emissions? Writes SkinCancer.org : "Our understanding ... (more)

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Related Topix: Health

India.com

Indian Skin and Sunscreen -- A Surprising Realization

I was not thrilled growing up in Pennsylvania. I looked so very different from my blond haired and blue eyed friends, but during high school and college I became quite grateful for my bronzed skin and thought that I was not as prone to burns and skin disease as my friends that were more fair skinned.

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Related Topix: Cancer, Health

KRAV-FM Tulsa

Lisa Vanderpump Reveals She Had "Serious" Skin Cancer - Is She OK?

We're thrilled that she's “all clear,” but we're still reeling in shock from the fact that she was silently going through this scary time in her life.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Health, Entertainment

Daily Texan

University researchers further advance cancer research

University researchers announced two significant advances in cancer detection and treatment in August, including a synthetic molecule that may cause cancer cells to self-destruct and an optical device that aids in skin cancer detection.

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Related Topix: Cancer, Medicine, Health, Chemistry, Science

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