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

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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Dr. Brewer Melanoma Study - Self Help Tips (:31)

Dr. Jerry Brewer offers his tips for avoiding or at least finding melanoma early.

Created by Joel Streed

Dr. Brewer Melanoma Study - Surviving More (:16)

Dr. Jerry Brewer explains that despite the fact that his study found that the incidence of melanoma is on the rise, people are also surviving it more.

Created by Joel Streed

Dr. Brewer Melanoma Study - Findings Specific to Women (:25)

Dr. Jerry Brewer explains the findings of his melanoma study which found that the incidence of melanoma in women between the ages of 40 and 60 has exploded.

Created by Joel Streed

Dr. Brewer Melanoma Study - Background (:26)

Dr. Jerry Brewer provides some background on the study that looked into the incidence of melanoma in middle aged women.

Created by Joel Streed

Skin Cancer On Dramatic Rise In People Under 40

Mayo Clinic is noticing an alarming trend: the rate of skin cancer, especially in people under 40, is dramatically increasing.  In the April issue of Mayo Clinic Proceedings, researchers published a study that shows the incidence of melanoma has escalated and young women are the hardest hit.   Mayo Clinic dermatologist and lead investigator Dr. Jerry [...]

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