Several New Medications Approved
As a new year begins, we celebrate the beginning of something new and exciting. This year, that includes several new medication approvals from the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA).
Indoor Tanning Fades, but Millions Still Risk It
At one time, many people thought indoor tanning meant a healthy glow year-round. Today, more and more people may be realizing that this isn’t so.
Fifty Years Later, Work Remains to Curb Smoking
Fifty years ago, the US Surgeon General first warned of the dangerous effects of smoking. On the anniversary of that announcement, the current Surgeon General has released new data.
Looking at Eye Cancer in Kids
Cancer of the eye is very rare. It strikes mostly infants and young children—about 350 kids a year in the US. The disease is curable when caught and treated early. If the cancer spreads, though, the outlook is not as good.
A Better Outlook For Cancer Babies
A genetic discovery has given some babies a new life – literally. The finding actually redefines a rare but curable cancer that’s usually spotted in infants or toddlers.
Melanoma Metastasis Test
Although it's extremely rare, melanoma can be found on nearly any surface tissue, from unlikely places like the eye or underneath a fingernail.