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2011-10-25 09:39:13

Researchers confirmed an association between tanning bed use and an increased risk for three common skin cancers – basal cell carcinoma, squamous cell carcinoma and melanoma, according to results presented at the 10th AACR International Conference on Frontiers in Cancer Prevention Research, held Oct. 22-25, 2011. The popularity of indoor tanning is widespread, with roughly 10 percent of Americans using a tanning facility each year. However, use of tanning beds has been shown to be...

2008-07-04 06:00:58

DR IMTIAZ AHMED is the leading Skin Cancer expert at Coventry's University Hospital. The consultant dermatologist sees about 50 to 60 cases of malignant melanomas in the department from around the city a year He treats a further 1 000 patients at the hospital for other forms of skin cancer He sees a lot of skin cancer on the face and scalp par-ticularly on balding men "My message would be to cover up and to avoid the midday sun between 11am and 3pm when it is at its fiercest "Wear a hat...


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jument
  • A beast of burden; also, a beast in general.
'Jument' ultimately comes from the Latin 'jugum,' yoke.
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