‘Pembrolizumab’ Immunotherapy Offers New Hope To Melanoma PatientsIn the past, when melanoma spread to other organs and reached stage 4, the average survival time was only 6 to 10 months.
Rep. Maloney Launches Initiative To Keep Minors Out Of Tanning BedsOn Saturday, Congresswoman Carolyn Maloney joined health officials in announcing a new initiative that would establish a nationwide ban on the use of tanning beds by those who are less than 18-years-old.
Surprising Sun Care Facts You May Not KnowEveryone knows you need to apply sunscreen early and often when you go out in the sun, but did you know alcohol, Aspirin, and yogurt can all affect your risk for skin cancer?
Boomer & Carton: Mr. Phil Simms Talks Skin HealthIt wasn't all health-related though, as the guys talked about the ever-changing NFL rule book and CBS' decision to add retired referee Mike Carey to its football coverage.
Dr. Max Gomez: Government Proposes New Guidelines For Vitamin D Screening Many doctors still believe that screening and vitamin D supplements are important for good health.
Dr. Max Gomez: ‘Tis The Season To Liberally Apply Sunscreen The unofficial start of summer serves as an annual reminder to use sunscreen whenever you head outdoors.
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.
NYC Health Department To Look At New Proposed Guidelines For Tanning SalonsUnder the proposal, the health department would assume oversight of tanning salons from the state, which issues their permit.
Seen At 11: Could A Pill Replace Your Sunscreen?If you have spent time in the sun this summer chances are you've lathered up with lotions, sprays, and oils to keep your skin healthy; but, what if all you needed was a pill?
Seen At 11: New Treatments Go Below The Surface To Stop Skin Cancer Before It StartsActinic keratoses look like red, scaly patches and are usually found on sun-exposed skin like backs of hands, balding scalps, ears, and the face. The keratoses can usually be frozen off with liquid nitrogen, but they could signal a more serious problem.
The Risks Of Sun Exposure And How To Protect Your Skin This SummerNow that sun exposure is considered a cancer risk on the same level with tobacco and asbestos, it's time to get serious about protecting yourself.
Do Gel Manicures Increase The Risk Of Skin Cancer?Sometimes it seems like there's a nail salon on every corner. Manicures and pedicures are a quick way to pamper yourself and put your best hand or foot forward.