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WGNO NewsCoffee drinkers, rejoice! Research shows that we don’t need to feel guilty about our daily habit, and actually, sipping coffee regularly can provide us with a wide range of health benefits! Coffee may help you live longer A study released last...
Tags: Alzheimer's Disease, Calcium, Osteoporosis, Coffee, Insomnia
Change of SubjectIt may seem to you as though coffee is one of those good news/bad news products — that one month you’ll read a squib suggesting it causes some ghastly malady, and the next month you’ll read a gee-whiz article like......
WGN NewsAs prom season heats up, so do tanning beds. Despite repeated warnings, millions still seek out the so-called summer glow. Yet the end result is definitely not pretty. Dawn Meyers, skin cancer patient: "Mainly did the tanning bed diehard in my 20s. In my...
Two million new cases of basal cell carcinoma are diagnosed in the U.S. every year. The drug Vismodegib is the first to receive FDA approval to treat inoperable basal cell carcinoma; it will be marketed under the name Erivedge. It's a pill that's taken...
House Speaker Michael E. Busch was treated this week for what he called a non life-threatening form of skin cancer -- a condition he attributes largely to his years of work as a lifeguard at a time when sunblock was less effective and often went unused....
HealthIs indoor tanning associated with skin cancer? The Morning Call has visited this story before and it's likely that it will continue to be an important health topic for us. The latest shot in the battle was fired this week by researchers at Yale...
HealthOn Monday, the U.S. Food & Drug Administration approved a new drug to treat advanced basal cell carcinoma, the most common form of skin cancer. This is good news for the approximately 2.8 million Americans who will be diagnosed with a basal-cell...
The man in the picture is not a pirate. It's my husband, Curtis, who underwent Mohs surgery for the removal of a small basal cell carcinoma along and near his lower eyelid. Though the skin cancer wasn't much by itself — "It won't kill you," the...
FARGO, N.D. - When I was young, sun tanning was a popular pastime among my peers during the warm summer months. My friends had a golden glow. However, I couldn't stand the heat, and I thought lying in the sun was boring. I stayed in the cool shade and...
Tags: Calcium, Breast, Human Body, Diseases and Illnesses, Walnuts
Los Angeles TimesThe amount of clothing many of us wear in summer is, understandably, inverse to the temperature. Matters of decency aside, that might not be a problem if we wore enough sunscreen, but most Americans don't. Just 18% of adults in the United States...
Skin cancer affects one in five people over a lifetime in the United States. The most common form is basal cell carcinoma followed by squamous cell carcinoma. While melanoma accounts for fewer than 5 percent of skin cancers, it causes more than 75 percent...
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