Surgeon General: Tanning Is Behind Sharp Spike in Skin Cancer RatesAs rates of other cancers have declined, rates of the deadliest form of skin cancer, melanoma, have increased more than 200 percent from 1973 to 2011, according to a new "Call to Action" report from the Surgeon General's Office.
Government Proposes New Guidelines For Vitamin D ScreeningMany doctors still believe that screening and vitamin D supplements are important for good health.
May Is Melanoma Awareness MonthAfter the long winter, it’s not a surprise everyone is gearing up to enjoy some fun outdoors this summer. Before heading out to catch some rays, think about protecting your skin.
The Risks Of Sun Exposure And How To Protect Your Skin This SummerNow that sun exposure is considered a cancer risk on the same level with tobacco and asbestos, it's time to get serious about protecting yourself.
Study: 170,000 Skin Cancer Cases Caused By Indoor Tanning Each YearNew research suggests that there is a link between the use of indoor tanning beds and an estimated 170,000 documented cases of skin cancer - annually.