On 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.
Everyone 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?
It 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.
Many doctors still believe that screening and vitamin D supplements are important for good health.
The unofficial start of summer serves as an annual reminder to use sunscreen whenever you head outdoors.
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.
Under the proposal, the health department would assume oversight of tanning salons from the state, which issues their permit.
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?
Actinic 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.
Now 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.
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.
New research shows that your morning cup of coffee could help lower your risk for skin cancer. CBS 2’s Dr Max Gomez has the latest on a study from the Journal For Cancer Research that showed a connection between the amount of coffee a person drinks and a reduced risk for basal cell carcinoma.
You think of your hairdresser as saving you from bad hair days. But now, your favorite stylist just may save your life.
A cosmetic procedure is the perfect opportunity for early detection, so in a way, botox could save your life, Dr. Max Gomez reports.
Malignant melanoma is the deadliest of all skin cancers. It’s very curable if caught at an early stage, which usually involves surgical biopsies, but medical-grade tape may help patients avoid going under the knife.