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2010-11-12 07:00:00

Denial is top reason patients delay treatment SCHAUMBURG, Ill., Nov. 12, 2010 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- If detected early, nonmelanoma skin cancers (primarily basal cell and squamous cell carcinomas, the two most common forms of skin cancer) can be easily treated.

2010-08-10 06:00:00

Findings refute earlier health warning issued by the Environmental Working Group SCHAUMBURG, Ill., Aug.

2010-08-05 08:00:00

CHICAGO, Aug. 5 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Open any beauty magazine and it seems as though all the models have full, pronounced cheeks and a firm, tight jaw line.

2010-08-05 08:00:00

Patients reminded that benefits far outweigh risks CHICAGO, Aug. 5 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Vaccines have a long history of successfully preventing disease and, in effect, improving the lives of countless Americans.

2010-08-05 08:00:00

CHICAGO, Aug. 5 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- For many people, the phrase "tough as nails" doesn't apply to their own nails. Instead of strong nails, their nails may be brittle and break or split easily. Or, nail fungus might cause nails to look unattractive and unhealthy.

2010-08-05 08:00:00

CHICAGO, Aug. 5 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- In most cases, non-melanoma skin cancers are caused by overexposure to ultraviolet radiation - the invisible rays from the sun that can burn the skin.

2010-08-05 08:00:00

CHICAGO, Aug. 5 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The U.S. Census Bureau predicts that the Asian-American population will total 40 million people by 2050.

2010-06-28 10:30:00

Campaign urges people to protect themselves from the sun and avoid tanning beds SCHAUMBURG, Ill., June 28 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Jaime Regen Rea spent her high school lunch hours tanning in a nearby salon in an effort to be tan and popular.

2010-05-24 16:24:00

From William D. James, MD, FAAD, president, American Academy of Dermatology CHICAGO, May 24 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Sunscreen active ingredients, which are compounds that absorb, scatter or reflect ultraviolet (UV) light, are regulated as over-the-counter (OTC) drugs by the U.S.

2010-05-24 00:00:00

SCHAUMBURG, Ill., May 24 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Half the battle in knowing how to properly protect oneself from skin cancer is being able to separate fact from fiction.


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Use of the word 'swell-mobsman' dates at least to the early 1800s.