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2006-02-02 12:45:00

By Amy Norton NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - Women who've had common, highly curable forms of skin cancer may face a heightened risk of the deadlier skin tumor melanoma, researchers have found.

2005-08-29 15:16:37

Immune protection factor (IPF) in sunscreens and its relation to sun protection factor (SPF) is essential in determining skin cancer prevention ability, researchers found.

2005-08-26 14:10:00

Despite spending hours under the sun, most college athletes are lax about protecting their skin with sunscreen, a new survey suggests.

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2005-08-17 07:21:56

Some sun worshippers may actually be psychologically addicted to tanning, researchers report. The finding may explain why, despite widespread campaigns to alert people to the dangers of ultraviolet (UV) radiation, many people continue to sunbathe or use tanning booths.

2005-08-15 15:03:47

CHICAGO (Reuters) - Using a strong sunscreen does not lead people to spend more time sunbathing in the belief they can do so safely, researchers said on Monday.

2005-08-15 15:00:00

Using a strong sunscreen does not lead people to spend more time sunbathing in the belief they can do so safely, researchers said on Monday.


Word of the Day
postliminy
  • In Roman antiquity, the return of a person who had been banished, or taken prisoner by an enemy, to his old condition and former privileges.
  • In international law, that right by virtue of which persons and things taken by an enemy in war are restored to their former status when coming again under the power of the nation to which they belonged.
The word 'postliminy' comes from a Latin word meaning 'threshold'.