Florida Among States With Highest Risk For Melanoma Linked To UV RaysFlorida is among the top ten states with the highest rates of melanoma cases linked to ultraviolet radiation, according to a study published Monday in the International Journal of Cancer.
Study Looks At Viagra & Increased Risk Of MelanomaWe all know about the importance of sunscreen in preventing skin cancer. But for some men, a study found the risk of getting melanoma can be doubled before they even step foot in the sun.
May Is Melanoma Awareness MonthAfter 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.
Doctors Warn Of Potentially Deadly Form Of Nail CancerMost 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.
Tattoos May Hide Signs Of Skin CancerMany studies have been done in recent years looking for a possible link between tattoos and skin cancer.
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.
Study: Some Eco-Friendly Light Bulbs May Put Health At RiskEvery time you turn on the lights, you may be putting yourself at risk, according to a disturbing new study.
Dolphins Home Opener Features Free Skin Cancer ScreeningsBefore the Dolphins’ home opener Sunday, fans were offered free skin cancer screenings. For the Dolphins, the cancer hits close to home.
Docs: Mascara Can Throw Off Medical TestsIt’s a daily staple for many South Florida women, but can mascara cause problems when it comes to your health?
Doctors Want Teenagers Banned From Tanning SalonsThe American Academy of Pediatrics wants teenagers banned from tanning salons to reduce their risk of skin cancer.