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City of Montreal to announce plans to honour Robert Bourassa

Former mayor Gerald Tremblay's previous initiative to rename Park Ave. after the longtime Liberal premier was met with fierce resistance seven years ago.


Related Topix: Canada, Medicine, Health

Tue Aug 26, 2014

Martinis for Melanoma benefit slated September 9 at Luxe Burger Bar

The Melanoma Foundation of New England will hold their Martinis for Melanoma fundraising event at Luxe Burger Bar in downtown Springfield on Tuesday, September 9, at 6:00 p.m. The evening benefit will feature live music by The Looney Tunes, appetizers and spreads from Luxe and a signature martini, all included with guests' ticket.


Related Topix: Springfield, MA, Marketing, Medicine, Health

The Florida Times-Union

Dermatologist Jonathan Kantor is using Google Glass during Mohs surgery

During days when he is performing Mohs surgery, Jonathan Kantor of the Florida Center for Dermatology wears what he describes as "a digital camera on steroids."


Related Topix: Medicine, Surgery, Dermatology, St. Augustine, FL, Health

US News & World Report

Garden Goodies to Grow for Good Health

Not that you need another reason to eat your fruits and veggies, but we're going to give you one anyway.


Related Topix: Home Gardening, Home, Life, Fruits, Food, Lycopene, Supplement, Dieting, Vegetables, Medicine, Health

The Orlando Sentinel

Free screening for skin cancer offered

Ever have one of those little places on your arm that could be a mole or a freckle or a bump? And has it changed color or size in the past year? Central Florida Health Alliance has partnered with the Moffitt Cancer Center and local dermatologists to provide free skin-cancer screenings from 9:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Sept.


Related Topix: Medicine, Health, Dermatology, Mount Dora, FL, Tavares, FL, Crystal River, FL, Eustis, FL

Medical News Today

GPs develop audit to save NHS millions in the battle against skin cancer

The Royal College of General Practitioners is calling for all GPs who carry out practice-based dermatological surgery to record and upload their figures as part of a UK-wide information gathering project.


Related Topix: Cancer, Medicine, Health, Dermatology

Mon Aug 25, 2014

Daily Mail

Apprentice's Michelle Dewberry got skin cancer in ENGLAND

Proof even the sun in England can give you skin cancer: Everyone said it was just a spot.


Related Topix: Health, Europe, World News, United Kingdom

10 Things You Need to Know about Sunscreen for Darker Skin

Somewhere along the road we have all heard that one of the many blessings of darker skin are reduced chances of sunburn and minimal tanning potential.


Related Topix: Cancer, Health

KXAN-TV Austin


Protection from the sun is critical for all of us, but especially for our kids. One severe sunburn during childhood can lead to substantial skin damage and even skin cancer later in life.


Related Topix: Family, Kids, Medicine, Health


Exclusive: U.S. approval of Merck cancer immunotherapy expected soon

U.S. regulators are likely to approve Merck & Co's highly anticipated immuno-oncology drug, pembrolizumab, as a treatment for melanoma well ahead of a late October deadline, according to three sources familiar with the situation.


Related Topix: Biotech, Merck , Medicine, Healthcare Industry, Oncology, Merck & Co., Food and Drug Administration, Bristol Myers Squibb, Health

KLIQ-FM Hastings

Fewer Teens Using Sunscreen

Teens are failing to get the message that too much sun can put them at higher risk of developing melanomas, the most deadly form of skin cancer, according to a new report.


Related Topix: Medicine, Health, Wayne, NJ

Ilkley Gazette

Aileen, left , with Karen, centre, and Joanne.

A woman who is in remission from aggressive skin cancer is fundraising for the charity which helped her in her time of need.


Related Topix: Health, United Kingdom, World News, West Yorkshire County, England, North Yorkshire County, England,

York Press

Patients with suspected skin cancer waiting more than two weeks to see specialists

NEARLY 80 people with suspected skin cancer are on a waiting list of over the two weeks to see a specialist at York Hospital .


Related Topix: Medicine, Health, Dermatology


Advaxis, Merck to test immune therapies against prostate cancer

Advaxis Inc on Monday said it will test an experimental immuno-oncology drug in combination with a high-profile immunotherapy from Merck & Co Inc as a treatment for patients with advanced prostate cancer.


Related Topix: Biotech, Merck , Prostate Cancer, Medicine, Healthcare Industry, Oncology

Sun Aug 24, 2014

ABC News

Proserpine high school gets $25K grant for shade cloths

The Queensland Cancer Council says a $25,000 grant for Proserpine State High School will allow the school to buy much needed shade cloths.


Related Topix: Australia, World News, Medicine, Health

McLaren Flint offers free skin cancer screening

From 3 p.m. to 6 p.m. on Wednesday, Sept. 17, full-body screenings will be performed by area dermatologists, internal medicine physicians and residents at McLaren Flint.


Related Topix: Medicine, Health, Flint, MI, Dermatology

Dump 'Slip Slop Slap' campaign, expert says

IT WAS looking in the mirror and knowing the features, but not really being able to connect with the face.


Related Topix: Health

Sat Aug 23, 2014

Medical Daily

12% Fewer Teens Are Using Sunscreen, Unknowingly Increasing Their Risk For Skin Cancer

Parents just don't understand, right? Not according to the new study published in Preventing Chronic Disease , which found the amount of teens using sunscreen in the last decade has dropped by 12 percent.


Related Topix: Cancer, Health, William Paterson University, Wayne, NJ

Golf World

Missing Links: A budding McIlroy-Fowler rivalry? And doubt prevails for Cameron Tringale

The search for a rival for Rory McIlroy begins with Rickie Fowler. "I definitely have some work to do but there is a potential of him and I being able to play against each other for a long time to come, both being the same age," Fowler said in this column by Tara Sullivan of the North New Jersey newspaper the Record.


Related Topix: Medicine, Health

Fri Aug 22, 2014

Penarth Times

Sun sets on cancer charity's campaign

A CAMPAIGN warning outdoor workers across Wales about the dangers of sun cancer drew to a close earlier this month.


Related Topix: Medicine, Health