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Cartoon Takes Aim at Rise in Melanoma Among Young People

Many teenagers and sometimes their parents think melanoma won't happen to people under 20, so skin cancer cases in children aren't detected as early as physicians would like. To get the message out to kids of all ages about the importance of skin cancer prevention, Mayo Clinic created a cartoon-style [...]

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

Monday's Housecall

THIS WEEK'S TOP STORIES Hearing aids: How to choose the right one Many types of hearing aids exist. So which is best for you? Colon cancer screening: At what age can you stop? Colon cancer screening may have an upper age limit of effectiveness. What is it? Heart healthy for [...]

Created by Dana Sparks

Sunscreen in Winter: Mayo Clinic Radio Health Minute

In this Mayo Clinic Radio Health Minute, Dr. Dawn Davis explains that sunscreen is not just for summer. To listen, click the link below. Sunscreen in Winter

Created by Joel Streed

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

Sunscreen in Winter

When it comes to your skin, you can't let your guard down just because the weather has turned cooler.  In this Medical Edge Radio episode, Mayo Clinic Dr. Dawn Davis says sunscreen is still important during the winter months. To listen, click the link below. Sunscreen in Winter

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Monday's Housecall

THIS WEEK'S TOP STORY Heart attack symptoms: Know what's a medical emergency Watch for these heart attack symptoms EXPERT ANSWERS Tanning beds: Safer than the sun? Tanning beds don't offer a safe alternative to natural sunlight HEALTHY RECIPES Red, white and blue parfait Ginger-marinated grilled portobello mushrooms Chicken and coleslaw [...]

Created by Dana Sparks

THURSDAY CONSUMER HEALTH TIPS

 Calories in sushi: What are the low-cal options? Does sunscreen expire? Alzheimer's: Tips for effective communication  Migraine Asthma-friendly products: Do they help reduce symptoms?

Created by Dana Sparks

What to Look for When Buying Sunscreen

Mayo Clinic in Florida dermatologist Anokhi Jambusaria-Pahlajani, M.D., says there are certain things you should look for when you're at the store buying sunscreen. In this video she answers common questions like, "What SPF do I need and what does it need to block?,"  "What types of clothes should I wear [...]

Created by Dana Sparks

Have Fun in the Sun, But Be Sun Smart (& Join #SkinCancerChat)

Melanoma is rising faster than any other form of cancer, and it's happening to young people _ especially to young women, and even teens. To learn the latest on skin cancer prevention, detection and treatment and to share your questions and experiences, please join #SkinCancerChat on Wednesday, May 15, from [...]

Created by Sharon Theimer

Mayo Clinic Cartoon-Style PSAs Take Aim at Rise in Melanoma Among Young People

Melanoma is deadly and it's on the rise, particularly among teens and young adults. Research shows it’s up eightfold among women and fourfold among young men under 40. Mayo Clinic dermatologist Jerry Brewer, M.D., says, “We’re seeing melanoma happen more often in even teenagers nowadays ... and one of the messages is [...]

Created by Sharon Theimer

7 Summer Sun Subjects

  Sun rash — Causes and prevention tips for this itchy red rash. Sun allergy — Causes, symptoms, treatment of an allergic reaction to sunlight. First aid  —  How to administer first aid for sunburn. Best sunscreen  — Here's help sorting through the options for sunscreen. Does sunscreen expire? —  Get the [...]

Created by Dana Sparks