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Skin Cancer and Screening: Mayo Clinic Radio Health Minute

Skin cancer rates, especially of dangerous melanoma, are on the rise.  Early detection is often the key to prognosis.  Dr. Anokhi Jambusaria has more in this Mayo Clinic Radio Health Minute. To listen, click the link below. Skin Cancer and Screening

Created by Joel Streed

Claire’s Story

Claire had cancer … but she also had energy, enthusiasm, wisdom, grace and gratitude. Her tenacity and spirit lifted those who loved her. What she gave to others is immeasurable and what she’s still giving seems infinite. She especially wanted young people to know about melanoma. This is Claire’s journey [...]

Created by Dana Sparks

Skin Cancer Risks: Mayo Clinic Radio Health Minute

In this Mayo Clinic Radio Health Minute, Dr. Anokhi Jambusaria looks at the risk factors for skin cancer. To listen, click the link below. Skin Cancer Risks

Created by Joel Streed

Monday's Housecall

THIS WEEK'S TOP STORIES Belly fat in women: Taking and keeping it off Having too much belly fat can do more than make it hard to zip up your jeans. Extra weight around your middle also carries health risks. Forgiveness: Letting go of grudges and bitterness Learning to forgive and [...]

Created by Dana Sparks

Melanoma Dangers: Mayo Clinic Radio Health Minute

Summer.  It's the perfect time to work on the healthy looking tan, right?  Wrong!  In this Mayo Clinic Radio Health Minute, Dr. Dawn Davis addresses the dangers of melanoma. To listen, click the link below. Melanoma Dangers

Created by Joel Streed

Cancer Treatment Myths

Skin cancer on the rise in young people With warmer weather here and skin cancer rates rising, keep in mind that no amount of tan is really healthy. Cancer treatment myths: Any truth to these common beliefs? A Mayo Clinic expert debunks some of the most common misconceptions about cancer [...]

Created by Dana Sparks

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 [...]

Created by Dana Sparks

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