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Summer Sun Safety Month
Do you ever wonder why your parents always nagged you about putting on sunscreen? In honor of Summer Sun Safety Month, take some time to learn more about sun safety.
Summer Health Myths Debunked
Many of us grow up believing certain health and safety myths. Sometimes, these misconceptions are harmless. Other times, they can have serious consequences.
Breast Implants and Lymphoma
If you are considering breast augmentation, odds are you have many questions about possible risks. The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) recently warned about one potentially serious risk.
Breast Cancer: Knowing Your Options
Some women with breast cancer may not feel completely informed about their treatment options, according to a new study.
New Breast Cancer Rx Class Gets Good Review
A new class of breast cancer medications appeared to have manageable side effects for most patients, according to a new study.
Sun Safety for Melanoma Survivors
Most melanoma survivors reported that they limited their sun exposure, but some said they got suntans and even sunburns, according to a new study.
FDA Warns About Cancer 'Cure'
PNC-27, a product being promoted as a treatment or cure for cancer, may contain bacteria, according to the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA).
The Case for Age Restrictions on Tanning
Placing age restrictions on tanning bed use could save thousands of lives, according to a new study.
Shedding Light on Popular Sunscreens
Some popular sunscreen brands may not adhere to sun safety guidelines laid out by the American Academy of Dermatology (AAD), a new study found.
The Key to Cancer-Free
There's no sure way to prevent cancer, but practicing a healthy lifestyle can help a lot, a new study found.