Melanoma

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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.

05/19/2014

(Source: CBS4)

Doctors Warn Of Potentially Deadly Form Of Nail Cancer

Most people know it’s important to get freckles and moles checked out by a doctor, but a small spot under your nail could be just as dangerous.

04/06/2014

(Source: CBS4)

Tattoos May Hide Signs Of Skin Cancer

Many studies have been done in recent years looking for a possible link between tattoos and skin cancer.

CBS Miami–05/28/2013

Tanning

FDA Proposes Changes For Tanning Beds

Teens who prefer to tan inside rather than make use of the Miami sun may see a change if a Food and Drug Administration’s proposal gets approved.

CBS Miami–05/07/2013

(CBS4)

Study: Some Eco-Friendly Light Bulbs May Put Health At Risk

Every time you turn on the lights, you may be putting yourself at risk, according to a disturbing new study.

CBS4–01/02/2013

Dolphins Home Opener Features Free Skin Cancer Screenings

Before the Dolphins’ home opener Sunday, fans were offered free skin cancer screenings. For the Dolphins, the cancer hits close to home.

CBS Miami–09/16/2012

(AP)

Docs: Mascara Can Throw Off Medical Tests

It’s a daily staple for many South Florida women, but can mascara cause problems when it comes to your health?

CBS Miami–05/10/2011

Tanning

Doctors Want Teenagers Banned From Tanning Salons

The American Academy of Pediatrics wants teenagers banned from tanning salons to reduce their risk of skin cancer.

CBS4–02/28/2011

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