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There are several myths around breast cancer. Paloma Sharma traces the risk factors, lists preventive measures and counts the facts about the dreaded disease.
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Sunbathers headed to the beach this summer will find new sunscreen labels on store shelves that are designed to make the products more effective and easier to use.
The not so mysterious plant is known under different names such as Mary thistle, milk thistle , etc.
Some sunscreens don't keep sunburn at bay for as long as they promise. Our tests of 12 products showed that you can't always rely on the SPF number, a measure of protection from burning UVB radiation.
You might think that a costly sunblock would be better at blocking UVA and UVB rays than a store brand at, say, Walgreens.
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"You have cancer." Those are powerful words that unfortunately far too many people have heard.
We count on sunscreens to protect us from the sun's harmful UV rays. The higher the SPF the better the protection.
Many local residents are visiting tanning salons, laying out by the pool, and planning trips to sunnier locations for the spring and summer.
So, as a reminder to wear your sunscreen, 69 News continues our year-long series "More Than Skin Deep." Now, we focus on basal cell carcinoma.
We usually associate skin cancer with an older adult with decades of sun exposure, but research is finding more and more young people are being diagnosed with this disease, specifically melanoma.
Thanks to the Lynnfield School District for providing this information: This spring the Junior Class at Lynnfield High School participated in the Melanoma Foundation of New England's No-Tanning Pledge contest: Your Skin is in; with the goal of increasing awareness about the dangers of tanning.
2. Get any suspicious spots checked immediately. Skin cancer that is caught while still on the surface is easily treated; it is when the cancer spreads beneath the skin that it is most dangerous.
As millions of Americans prepare to enjoy the great outdoors this Memorial Day weekend, the National Council on Skin Cancer Prevention has designated the Friday before Memorial Day, May 24, 2013, as "Don't Fry Day" to raise awareness of the importance of practicing sun-safe behaviors.