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2014-05-29 12:28:43

Backed by Science, the La Roche-Posay SOS--Save Our Skin Program and the WDS--Play Safe in The Sun Program are leading the charge to increase sun safe behavior for all ethnicities NEW YORK, May 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Skin cancer might not seem like a significant health threat for those with darker skin tones, but according to recent studies, it should be. One out of five Americans will get skin cancer(2), and although melanoma incidence is higher in Caucasians, the 5-year survival rates for...

2011-06-23 15:15:00

ALEXANDRIA, Va., June 23, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- In an important milestone for the Women's Dermatologic Society (WDS) and its award-winning skin cancer prevention and sun safety campaign, Play Safe in the Sun, Greater St. Louis volunteers reached out to the breast cancer awareness community for the first time since the outreach began in 2004 by participating in the downtown's recent Susan G. Komen Race for the Cure ®. The expanded focus was prompted by data indicating that...


Word of the Day
monteith
  • A large punch-bowl of the eighteenth century, usually of silver and with a movable rim, and decorated with flutings and a scalloped edge. It was also used for cooling and carrying wine-glasses.
  • A kind of cotton handkerchief having white spots on a colored ground, the spots being produced by a chemical which discharges the color.
This word is possibly named after Monteith (Monteigh), 'an eccentric 17th-century Scotsman who wore a cloak scalloped at the hem.'
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