Oncology & Cancer

What if you could spot skin cancer before it got too serious?

Skin cancer is the most common type of cancer in the United States. If you could visibly see signs of skin cancer on your body, would you be more likely to visit the doctor? A group of professors from BYU and the University ...

Oncology & Cancer

Cover up! Don't soak up those sun rays

(HealthDay)—Only half of Americans routinely protect themselves from the sun when outdoors, a recent American Academy of Dermatology (AAD) survey found.

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

What is Murray Valley encephalitis virus?

Western Australian health authorities recently issued warnings about Murray Valley encephalitis, a serious disease that can spread by the bite of an infected mosquito and cause inflammation of the brain.

Health

Sunscreen 101

(HealthDay)—Many people make mistakes when using sunscreen that could increase their risk of skin cancer, a new study suggests.

Pediatrics

Kids' sun safety means 'slip, slap, slop'

(HealthDay)—Children spend a lot of time outside in the summer, so parents need to stay on top of their sun protection, a skin cancer expert advises.

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