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2013-08-02 16:22:18

Sundays 11:00 am - Noon (CST) on NewsRadio KLBJ 590AM and 9.7FM AUSTIN, Texas, Aug. 2, 2013 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- The Dr. Dan Show, an entertaining and educational weekly talk radio show focused on medicine, will hit airways live this Sunday, August 4th from 11 am - 12 pm on their new station home, KLBJ 590AM and 99.7FM. The Dr. Dan Show is hosted by Dr. Dan Ladd, Board-Certified Dermatologist and Mohs Surgeon and Lurleen Ladd, founder of Tru-Skin Dermatology and Executive Director...

2013-06-06 23:32:21

As temperatures rise, so does the need for hats, sunglasses, sunscreen and sun-safe habit building. Reston, VA (PRWEB) June 05, 2013 The mercury is beginning to rise across the nation, signaling the long-awaited start of summer. Pools, amusement parks, golf courses and beaches will soon become havens for sun exposure, increasing pubic risk of potential life-long dangers including skin cancer. The Center for Skin Cancer Prevention of the Entertainment Industries Council´s Entertainment...

2012-08-06 02:26:33

LOS ANGELES, Aug. 6, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- One in five Americans will develop skin cancer in his or her lifetime(1). As fall fast approaches, Neutrogena and actress Gabrielle Union are urging people to make skin cancer prevention part of their daily, year-round routines in an effort to thwart this epidemic. There is a lot of progress to be made: a recent national survey commissioned by Neutrogena and executed by Harris Interactive showed that just 13 percent of all women in the U.S. wear...

2012-07-03 02:23:01

Volunteer dermatologists provided free skin examinations, sun damage assessments and educational outreach throughout the state in May BARRINGTON, N.J., July 3, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- In a coordinated effort to raise awareness about the importance of skin cancer prevention and sun safety, a team of board-certified New Jersey dermatologists representing the Dermatological Society of New Jersey (DSNJ) offered a month-long series of free public events in several communities....

2012-06-06 23:02:15

EIC´s Center for Skin Cancer Prevention is the sponsor of Sun Safety Week, which began June 3 and continues through the 9th. Reston, VA (PRWEB) June 06, 2012 Summer sun has been heating up over the last few weeks making it more important to protect our skin from damaging UV rays before they become a major health concern. Skin cancer is quickly turning into an all too familiar and devastating story for many people. From June 3-9, EIC encourages people to take greater control of their...

2012-06-02 23:00:35

Entertainment Industries Council´s Center for Skin Cancer Prevention and Sun SafeTee Program Get You Ready for Sun Safety Week June 3-9, 2012 Reston. Va (PRWEB) June 02, 2012 The Entertainment Industries Council, Inc.´s (EIC) Center for Skin Cancer Prevention is the sponsor of Sun Safety Week which begins this Sunday and runs through June 9th. Summer is underway, with extreme heat and high UV indexes are predicted by meteorologists in many areas nationwide, making it even more...

Protection Against Skin Cancer From Commonly Used Painkillers
2012-05-29 10:43:46

Aspirin and other similar painkillers may help protect against skin cancer, a new study suggests. Published in the online journal CANCER, a peer-reviewed journal of the American Cancer Society, the findings indicate that skin cancer prevention may be added to the benefits of these commonly used medications. Previous studies suggest that taking nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs, or NSAIDs, such as ibuprofen, naproxen and aspirin, as well as a variety of other nonprescription and...

2012-05-22 06:25:11

Fourth Annual National Council on Skin Cancer Prevention "Don't Fry Day" Campaign Encourages Sun-Safety Awareness WASHINGTON, May 22, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Despite skin cancer being largely preventable, it remains by far the most common type of cancer in the United States. There are more than 3.5 million cases of skin cancer diagnosed in more than two million people each year, which is more than new cases of breast, prostate, lung and colon cancers combined. To help...

2012-02-21 05:00:00

New Jersey plastic surgeon, Dr. Paul M.Parker of the Parker Center for Plastic Surgery, encourages everyone to become more vigilant about skin cancer prevention even during the winter and spring. Paramus, NJ (PRWEB) February 21, 2012 With the increase in skin cancer due to sun exposure, New Jersey plastic surgeon, Dr. Paul M. Parker, MD, emphasizes how imperative skin cancer prevention is in all seasons, but especially now as the spring and summer are nearing . Skin cancer rates in the...

2011-05-23 08:15:00

Third Annual National Council on Skin Cancer Prevention "Don't Fry Day" Campaign to Encourage Sun Safety Awareness WASHINGTON, May 23, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Despite skin cancer's being largely preventable, it remains by far the most common type of cancer in the United States. There are over two million new cases of skin cancer diagnosed annually, which is more than new cases of breast, prostate, lung and colon cancers combined. To help reduce rising rates of skin cancer, the...