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2014-05-04 23:02:03

UV Skinz will give away thousands of free baby UV Protective Swim Shirts in honor of Skin Cancer Awareness Month. Sonora, CA (PRWEB) May 04, 2014 UV Skinz, a Northern-California based company, will give away one “My First Skinz” baby UV protection sun shirt with every order placed throughout the month of May during their 7th Annual Save a Baby’s Skin Campaign. UV Skinz does this in honor of Skin Cancer Awareness Month, but also because they want to ensure that all babies are given...

2014-05-01 23:14:55

Non-invasive Skin Screenings in Dolores Park for Melanoma Monday San Francisco, CA (PRWEB) May 01, 2014 While 1 in 5 Americans will be diagnosed with skin cancer in their lifetimes, early detection greatly increases survival rates. Monday, May 5, is Melanoma Monday, which marks the beginning of month-long international efforts to raise awareness about skin cancer detection and prevention. First Derm, partnered with iDoc24, Sunscreen Bands™ and Blue Lizard™, is promoting skin cancer...

2014-05-01 23:13:52

The sun's rays can cause skin cancer, by far the most common of all cancers. Learn how to protect skin, prevent cancer. Rolling Meadows, IL (PRWEB) May 01, 2014 The dangers of the sun’s rays take center stage in May for Skin Cancer Awareness Month. Doctors tell more than 1 million Americans each year they have skin cancer, by far the most common of all cancers. One in five people is expected to develop some kind of skin cancer in his or her lifetime. Most cases are a direct result...

Cancer Risk From Nail Salon Lamps
2014-05-01 10:30:58

Brett Smith for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Nail salons use powerful UV lamps to dry and cure nail polish and a new study in JAMA Dermatology has found these lamps actually emit harmful radiation – although an unusually high amount of exposure would be necessary to cause serious damage. “I wouldn’t tell a patient to stop going unless they were going multiple times a month,” study author Dr. Lyndsay Shipp, from Georgia Regents University in Augusta, told Reuters Health....

2014-05-01 08:37:35

On Melanoma Monday, It's THAT Worth It(TM) Campaign Ambassadors Urge Public to Join the Thunderclap to Raise Awareness to Prevent Melanoma and Support Life-Saving Research NEW YORK, May 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- L'Oreal Paris, a leading global beauty brand, and the Melanoma Research Alliance (MRA), the leading private funder of melanoma research, announced today the results of the It's THAT Worth It(TM) Safe Sun Survey on melanoma awareness and prevention among women of all skin tones to...

2014-05-01 08:31:50

Foundation's message of awareness to reach more than 100,000 passersby in May NEW YORK, May 1, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Skin Cancer Foundation takes Rockefeller Center by storm this May, thanks to a generous donation from preventative healthcare company EHE International. For one month (May 1 - 31), the company has donated the coveted window display space at 10 Rockefeller Center. The Foundation is using this space to showcase its Go with Your Own Glow(TM) campaign, which...

2014-05-01 08:29:22

WASHINGTON, May 1, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The best way to fight one of the deadliest and fastest growing cancers may be to get naked. The Melanoma Research Foundation (MRF) announced today the launch of #GetNaked, a provocative new awareness campaign designed to prompt people to watch for potentially dangerous changes in moles on the skin. Research has shown that patients, not doctors, are most likely to spot their melanomas, so the MRF is encouraging people to #GetNaked...

2014-04-30 23:25:06

Throughout the month of May, NewMedical Technology, Inc. will donate a portion of all sales from NewGel+ and NewGel+E products to the Melanoma Research Foundation to assist in research, advocacy and help in the fight against melanoma. Northbrook, IL (PRWEB) April 30, 2014 Melanoma is a type of cancer, most often of the skin. It occurs in melanocytes, the cells that color the skin and form moles.     Melanoma is the most serious type of skin cancer because it can...

2014-04-30 23:17:08

Suntegrity proudly sponsored Our House Grief Support Center in their Annual Run for Hope Event providing healthy, mineral sunscreens to event participants. Marina del Rey, CA (PRWEB) April 30, 2014 Suntegrity was the proud sunscreen sponsor for this year's Our House Annual Run for Hope event held at the West Los Angeles Civic Center on Sunday, May 27th. Approximately 1,200 participants walked and ran in honor and memory of a loved one who had passed away. Over $265,000 was raised to...

2014-04-29 23:10:29

Quintessa Medical Spa to sponsor the 10th annual Ann’s Hope Block Melanoma Run/Walk. Mequon, WI (PRWEB) April 29, 2014 In May, the Quintessa Medical Spa will be a part of the Ann’s Hope Block Melanoma 5k Run and 3k Walk in Milwaukee. All money raised during the annual event will benefit local melanoma research. This year, the foundation is hoping to break the Guinness Book of World Record for the most people applying sunscreen at one time. To educate participants on the prevention...


Word of the Day
tesla
  • The unit of magnetic flux density in the International System of Units, equal to the magnitude of the magnetic field vector necessary to produce a force of one newton on a charge of one coulomb moving perpendicular to the direction of the magnetic field vector with a velocity of one meter per second. It is equivalent to one weber per square meter.
This word is named for Nikola Tesla, the inventor, engineer, and futurist.