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Hand, Foot and Mouth Disease

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lYb7t_jHiTE With schools back in session, many parents are again on the alert for easily transmissible childhood diseases. Hand, foot and mouth disease is one of them. Pediatric dermatologist with the Mayo Clinic Children's Center, Megha Tollefson, M.D., says it's usually not a big concern. But, in certain circumstances, hospitalization may be [...]

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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 [...]

Created by Dana Sparks

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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