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Melanoma

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Expert Explains How To Recognize Melanoma And Prevent It

With pool season kicking off this weekend, experts say it’s a good time to remind everyone about sun safety.

05/23/2014

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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

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Is There A Connection Between Tattoos & Skin Cancer?

Many studies have been done in recent years looking for a possible link between tattoos and skin cancer. While they haven’t found a direct connection, doctors still say, if you have a tattoo, keep a very close eye on it this coming summer.

05/08/2013

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Cowher Throws Support Behind Group Aimed At Wiping Out Melanoma

The rumors about former Steelers coach Bill Cowher returning to coaching have swirled for years, but Cowher says he’s happy working for CBS Sports as an analyst.

05/16/2012

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New Study Reveals Sun’s Potential Harmful Effects On Kids

A new study shows many children and adolescents are not protecting themselves from the sun’s harmful rays and they could pay the price later in life.

01/23/2012

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Genetics May Play Role In Risk For Skin Cancer

You can’t change your genetic makeup, but it could be playing a big role in whether or not you are at risk of getting cancer.

06/22/2011