Oncology & Cancer

Many Americans wrong about Sun's skin cancer dangers: Poll

(HealthDay)—You might think everybody knows how to protect themselves from the sun's harmful rays, but a new survey reveals that one-third of Americans lack a basic understanding of sun safety and skin cancer.

Health

The skinny on wrinkle-free skin

Wrinkles may be a natural part of getting older, but you can slow your skin's aging with changes to your lifestyle and environment, a skin expert says.

Medical research

Kiss chapped lips goodbye this winter

Dry and chapped lips are common during the winter, but there are a number of things you can do to protect them, an expert says.

Health

Everything you want to know about sunscreen

From safety and effectiveness to who should use sunscreen and how to apply it, Canadian dermatologists review the latest evidence and guidelines on use of sunscreen.

Genetics

Addicted to the sun? Research shows it's in your genes

Sun-seeking behavior is linked to genes involved in addiction, behavioral and personality traits, and brain function, according to a study of more than 260,000 people led by King's College London researchers.

Oncology & Cancer

150% surge in skin cancer deaths since 1970s

According to figures released by Cancer Research UK, melanoma skin cancer deaths have been increasing dramatically in the UK, with the rate rising two and half times since the 1970s.

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