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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

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 [...]

Created by Dana Sparks

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 [...]

Created by Soledad Andrade

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. [...]

Created by Alyson Gonzalez

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