National Geographic: Exposure to hormone-disrupting chemicals is likely leading to an increased risk of serious health problems costing at least $175 billion (U.S.) per year in Europe alone, according to a study published Thursday. … Read More
Wednesday, Feb. 25, 2015 By MACKENZIE CONCEPCION Cronkite News Christine Nelson said there’s a reason a tanning bed looks like a coffin. A melanoma survivor, Nelson said she has had numerous surgeries and takes … Read More
On this page: Cancer Risk Other Risks Tanning in Children and Teens FDA Regulation The Riskiest Practices Melanoma: One Woman’s Story Sunlamps and tanning beds promise consumers a bronzed body year-round, but the ultraviolet … Read More
The International Agency for Research on Cancer (IARC), a working group of the World Health Organization, has added ultraviolet radiation (UVR)-emitting tanning devices – tanning beds – to the list of the most dangerous … Read More
This Link is from the American Cancer Society. Content is Linked below to this link. Can melanoma skin cancer be prevented? Not all melanomas can be prevented, but there are things you can do … Read More
Ultraviolet (UV) Radiation What is UV radiation? Radiation is the emission (sending out) of energy from any source. Ultraviolet (UV) radiation is a form of electromagnetic radiation. The main source of UV radiation (rays) … Read More
MelApp and Mole Detective were supposed to calculate a mole’s risk of being melanoma as low, medium or high — even in the early stages — based on photos taken with a smartphone and information provided by the user.
Dietary guidelines advise consumers to limit intake of red meat and choose lean protein sources, such as poultry and fish. Poultry consumption has been steadily increasing in the United States, but the effect on … Read More