Special Report: Golf's silent killer - bunkered

By the time you finish reading this, somebody somewhere will have received the devastating news that they have skin cancer. Inevitably, the words will hang in the air, suspended in an instant of horrified disbelief as their impact and implications sink in.

Farmers' outdoor work can increase skin cancer risk - Augusta Free Press

Many farmers have long-term exposure to the sun that can put them at risk for developing skin cancer. farm “As people age, they often see changes in their skin, age spots, that sort of thing,” said Dr. Amy Johnson, a certified family nurse at the ...

Is Sunscreen Bad for You? - NewBeauty Magazine (blog)

From their ingredients to their efficacy, the sunscreen debate continues to be a big point of contention as many consumers have concerns regarding their safety. “Sunscreens are still effective and safe” says Greenwich, CT, dermatologist Kim Nichols, MD.

Skin Cancer Facts: How To Protect Your Skin From Sun This Summer - International Business Times

Skin cancer, a common and locally destructive cancerous (malignant) growth of the skin, is often caused due to ultraviolet (UV) light exposure among other reasons such as exposure to ionizing radiation and severe sunburns. During the summer time, many ...

Skin safety in the summer sun - WDTN

CENTERVILLE, Ohio (WDTN) Summer has officially begun and that means many of us will be hitting to pool or spending time by the pool but it's also a time to be careful. Too much sun can damage your skin. Many of us enjoy fun in the sun. But too much fun ...

Forget the sun. Someday you could slather on a real tan - ModernHealthcare.com

A team of researchers from Massachusetts General Hospital in Boston have created a topically applied drug that stimulates the production of melanin, which darkens the skin. Under UV rays, the skin naturally protects itself against harm by initiating a ...

How to check for skin cancer which affects one in five Americans - Lexington Herald Leader

As summer begins and more time is spent outdoors, it's important to regularly check your body for skin cancer. It's also helpful to learn the common locations where skin cancer often develops so you can catch cancer early. Skin cancer is the most ...

Beating The Heat In Alabama - Planet Weekly (blog)

Summer is in full swing here in Tuscaloosa Alabama! Temperatures during the day are already in the mid-eighties and will only continue to rise for the next couple months. Although this means lots of fun and sun for many, this time of year can also be ...