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A sun protection intervention program that encouraged fourth-graders to wear hats outdoors as a skin cancer prevention measure significantly increased hat use at school, but not at home.
VALHALLA, N.Y., March 12 /PRNewswire/ -- A new website, Skinofmine.com, allows users to upload photos of their moles or other skin concerns and analyze them for signs of melanoma such as border irregularity, asymmetry, and color irregularity, or to track changes in their mole or other skin concern over time.
Structural and functional differences in darker skin types contribute to skin and hair problems MIAMI, March 4 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- According to projections from the United States Census Bureau, people with skin of color will comprise approximately half of the U.S. population by 2050.
MIAMI, March 4 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- In the U.S. and around the world, the popularity of minimally invasive cosmetic procedures continues to increase.
MIAMI, March 4 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The rapidly growing field of nanotechnology and its future use in cosmetic products holds both enormous potential and potential concern for consumers.
MIAMI, March 4 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- According to estimates from the American Cancer Society, melanoma, the most serious form of skin cancer, was responsible for an estimated 8,650 deaths in the United States in 2009.
Johns Hopkins researchers have developed a noninvasive infrared scanning system to help doctors determine whether pigmented skin growths are benign moles or melanoma, a lethal form of cancer.
CONCORD, Mass., Feb. 4 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- College freshman Jillian Saley has sworn off tanning booths. An avid tanner, Saley recently got a dose of harsh reality when she heard a melanoma survivor's harrowing story.
Researchers at Ben-Gurion University of the Negev are developing a new device that detects cancerous skin tumors, including melanomas that aren't visible to the naked eye.
Farmers face an increased risk of skin cancer, which can be deadly SCHAUMBURG, Ill., Oct. 6 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Farming has its share of occupational hazards, but one that may be underestimated is the danger of overexposure to the sun's harmful ultraviolet (UV) rays.
The eastern mole (Scalopus aquaticus) is also known as the common mole, and it is the only mole in its genus. This mole has a very wide range, the largest of any native North American mole ranging from Canada to the eastern areas of the United States, and as far south as Mexico. In the United Sates, this mole can be found in Texas, Nebraska, Kansas, Florida, Louisiana, South Dakota, and Wisconsin. However, it is not found in the Appalachian Mountains. Its Canadian range is limited to the...
Townsend's mole (Scapanus townsendii) can be found in North America. Its range extends from southwestern British Columbia to northwestern California. It prefers to live in lowland and open wooded spaces with soil that has high moisture content. These moles are the largest in North America, with a body length of up to 8.3 inches and an average weight of 4.9 ounces. Its physical characteristics are common for a creature that lives under ground. Its forepaws are large and used for digging, while...
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