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Mayo Clinic News Network Headline 4/13/15

In today's Mayo Clinic News Network Headline with Vivien Williams: Tanning beds: Besides increasing the risk of melanoma, Mayo Clinic dermatologist Dawn Marie Davis, M.D., says there have been documented reports of infections from tanning bed use. Journalists: Video is available in the downloads. [TRT 1:10] Click here for the script https://youtu.be/87LEoBEw5Tw

Created by Deborah Balzer

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 [...]

Created by Dana Sparks

Spring Break Brings Reminders of Skin Care Concerns

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

Skin Cancer: What Causes It and Who's at Risk?

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=POCIcywv9X0 Anokhi Jambusaria-Pahlajani, M.D., dermatologist at Mayo Clinic in Florida, talks about skin cancer. She discusses the different types of skin cancer, signs to look for on your skin, causes, who's at risk and when you should get screened by a dermatologist for a baseline risk assessment.  [TRT 3:35] Journalists: The [...]

Created by Dana Sparks

Monday's Housecall

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

Jambusaria: Causes of Skin Cancer (3:35)

Anokhi Jambusaria, M.D., dermatologist at Mayo Clinic in Florida talks about skin cancer. She discusses the different types of skin cancer, signs to look for on your skin, causes, who's at risk, and when you should get screened by a dermatologist for a baseline risk assessment.

Created by Jason Pratt

Pale is the NEW Tan: Avoid Tanning Beds to Prevent Skin Cancer

Mayo Clinic medical oncologist Richard Joseph, M.D., and dermatologist, Anokhi Jambusaria-Pahlajani, M.D.,  both from Mayo Clinic in Florida talk about why one should NEVER use tanning beds since multiple studies have shown that the use of them are related to causing melanoma. They explain how all types of ultraviolet (UV) rays (UVA, UVB and [...]

Created by Dana Sparks

JambusariaJoseph: No To Tanning Beds (1:42)

"Pale is the NEW tan" - Richard W. Joseph, M.D., medical oncologist and Anokhi Jambusaria, M.D., dermatologist, both from Mayo Clinic in Florida talk about why one should NEVER use tanning beds since multiple studies have shown that the use of them are related to causing melanoma. They explain how [...]

Created by Jason Pratt

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