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Surgeon General: Tanning Is Behind Sharp Spike in Skin Cancer Rates

As 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.

07/31/2014

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May Is Melanoma Awareness Month

After 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.

05/19/2014

Monday, July 2, 2012

Ron Matz was in Patterson Park talking about the weekend’s violent storms. Don Scott and Marty Bass had “Coffee With” Bill Cower and Elizabeth Hale.

07/02/2012

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FDA’s New Sunscreen Regulations Hope To Provide More Clarity

With the hope of protecting consumers from skin damage, the FDA is making major changes to the way sunscreens are labeled.

06/26/2012

National Park Service

Ex-Parks Chief, Smithsonian Head Kennedy Dies

Former National Park Service director Roger Kennedy, who staunchly defended his agency from budget cuts, has died at age 85. He had melanoma.

09/30/2011

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