Health News

Summer Sun Safety Month
Do you ever wonder why your parents always nagged you about putting on sunscreen? In honor of Summer Sun Safety Month, take some time to learn more about sun safety.
Summer Health Myths Debunked
Many of us grow up believing certain health and safety myths. Sometimes, these misconceptions are harmless. Other times, they can have serious consequences.
Sunscreen and Sun This Summer
Before you hit the beach or the lake this summer, follow these easy tips to keep yourself and your family sun-safe.
Staying Safe in the Summer Sun
Skin cancer is the most common type of cancer in the United States. What are you doing to protect your skin?
Mole or Melanoma?
Some adults can have up to 40 moles. But when should you start worrying about skin cancer?
Melanoma May Be Linked to Prostate Cancer
An interesting fact: severe acne is linked to higher male hormone (androgen) activity. And previous research has suggested that severe teenage acne may be a risk factor for both prostate cancer and melanoma, a potentially deadly form of skin cancer.
Hey Guys, Check Your Skin
Men aged 50 years and older haven’t been checking themselves for signs of skin cancer, according to recent studies. Early detection of skin cancer is essential for nipping it in the bud.
Equal Protection
A study funded by HPV (human papillomavirus) vaccine maker, Merck & Co., finds the HPV vaccine Gardasil® protects boys as well as girls against the virus.