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People Connect Being Tan With Being Healthy — The Opposite is True

There's been widespread concern  about the rising incidence of melanoma, which affects 75,000 Americans annually and results in nearly 9,000 deaths. Researchers speculate the uptick may be connected to the popularization of tanning beds, and some states are even considering legislation that would prohibit minors from going to tanning facilities. Mayo [...]

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Spring Break Brings Reminders of Skin Care Concerns

LA CROSSE, Wis. — Spring break is just around the corner for many students, and as they prepare for the sandy beaches of popular vacation destinations, some are making trips to the tanning salon first ... but at what cost? “Tanning beds emit UVA rays which damage the cells in [...]

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Estudio descubre drástico aumento en cáncer de piel entre las personas de mediana edad

ROCHESTER, Minnesota — 4 de febrero de 2014 — Un nuevo estudio de Mayo Clinic descubrió que entre hombres y mujeres de mediana edad (40 a 60 años de edad), en general se suscitó una incidencia óctuple de cáncer de piel entre 1970 y 2009, según publicó la edición de [...]

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Study Finds Dramatic Rise in Skin Cancer among Middle-Aged Adults

ROCHESTER, Minn — Feb. 4, 2014 — A new Mayo Clinic study found that among middle-aged men and women, 40 to 60 years old, the overall incidence of skin cancer increased nearly eightfold between 1970 and 2009, according to a study published in the January issue of Mayo Clinic Proceedings. [...]

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Winter Dry Skin: Mayo Clinic Radio Health Minute

In this Mayo Clinic Radio Health Minute, Mayo Clinic Dermatologist, Dr. Dawn Davis provides some tips on keep your skin healthy during the winter season. To listen, click the link below. Winter Dry Skin Care

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Keep Your Skin Moist and Healthy this Winter

  In general, your skin is driest in winter, when temperatures and humidity levels plummet. Winter conditions also tend to make many existing skin conditions worse. But the reverse may be true if you live in desert regions, where temperatures can soar but humidity levels remain low. Read more about [...]

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Winter Weather Affects the Body's Largest Organ - Skin (pkg)

In some places weather temperatures are beginning to drop and as winter approaches we shouldn’t neglect the largest organ of our body — our skin. In this report, a Mayo Clinic specialist offers some timely reminders for staying comfortable and healthy in the cold, dry air. Here’s Dennis Douda.  [TRT  2:07] Journalists: Broadcast [...]

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Mayo Clinic: Melanoma Up to 2.5 Times Likelier to Strike Transplant, Lymphoma Patients

ROCHESTER, Minn. — October 3, 2012.  Melanoma is on the rise nationally, and transplant recipients and lymphoma patients are far likelier than the average person to get that form of skin cancer and to die from it, a Mayo Clinic review has found. That is because their immune systems tend [...]

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Keeping the Flushed Face of Rosacea Under Control

ROCHESTER, Minn. — August 24, 2012.  A flushed face along with the presence of pimple-like bumps could indicate rosacea (roe-ZAY-she-uh), a common inflammatory skin condition. The August issue of Mayo Clinic Health Letter provides an overview of this progressive condition and ways to manage it. Rosacea can begin with a [...]

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Study Leads to New Advanced Basal Cell Carcinoma Drug

SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. — June 6, 2012.  It's the most common form of skin cancer, but in its advanced stages, basal cell carcinoma has the potential to become disfiguring and life threatening. An international phase 2 study headed by Mayo Clinic led to the recent Food and Drug Administration approval of [...]

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Beauty is Skin Deep: Contest Finds the Sublime in the Cellular

ROCHESTER, Minn. — May 2, 2012.  It turns out beauty really is skin deep. A hair follicle or skin specimen that doesn't look like much of anything to the naked eye can become a complex, colorful work of art under a microscope. Mayo Clinic dermatologists struck by the beauty they [...]

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Mayo Clinic Study Finds Dramatic Rise in Skin Cancer in Young Adults

ROCHESTER, Minn. — March 26, 2012.  Even as the rates of some cancers are falling, Mayo Clinic is seeing an alarming trend: the dramatic rise of skin cancer, especially among people under 40. According to a study by Mayo Clinic researchers published in the April issue of Mayo Clinic Proceedings, [...]

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Stung by a Plant: Mayo Clinic Radio Health Minute

Insect stings and bites can be a real pain.. literally and figuratively.  But in this Mayo Clinic Radio Health Minute, dermatologist, Dr. Dawn Davis explains how you can be stung by a plant. To listen, click the link below. Stung by a Plant

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Grover's Disease

In this Medical Edge segment we hear from Dr. Marcus Frohm about a condition called Grover's Disease. To listen, click the link below. Grovers Disease

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Lupus-like Syndrome Due to Anti-tumor Necrosis Factor Alpha Therapy­- Mayo Clinic Proceedings

Dr. David Wetter, a Mayo Clinic Dermatologist discusses this study published in the current issue of the journal Mayo Clinic Proceedings.

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Eczema Kids

Jumping in a swimming pool is one of the joys of summer. But for some kids with the common skin condition eczema, also called atopic dermatitis, swimming is out of the question. In fact, pool water is just one of the things that can cause uncomfortable and unsightly flare ups. [...]

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Dr. Dawn Davis on Cosmetic Dermatology

On Saturday, November 12th, Medical Edge Weekend welcomed Mayo Clinic dermatologist, Dr. Dawn Davis, discussing cosmetic dermatology. Medical Edge Weekend 11-12-11

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Dr. Dawn Davis on Dermatologic Concerns

This Medical Edge Weekend program features Mayo Clinic physician Dr. Dawn Davis on dermatologic concerns. Medical Edge Weekend 6-4-11

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Dr. Jerry Brewer on skin problems and skin diseases

This Mayo Clinic Medical Edge Weekend episode features Mayo Clinic dermatologist, Dr. Jerry Brewer, talking about skin problems and diseases. Medical Edge Weekend 11-21-09

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One of the top reasons people search the Mayo Clinic website is for information about skin disorders.  On Saturday, Oct. 26, Dawn Davis, M.D., will join us to discuss many of the skin disorders that plague patients every day.  We’ll discuss warts, lice, psoriasis, skin cancer, acne and eczema.  Join [...]

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