START A PETITION 27,000,000 members: the world's largest community for good
START A PETITION
x

tag: melanoma

Tanning Salons: What You Risk for That ‘Healthy Glow’

If youíre like most people, you donít want to show up at the beach or pool party looking like you spent your life in a flour sack. You want that glowing bronze-healthy tan. So you schedule a few hours…

63 comments

Height is a Factor in These 5 Diseases

My husband and I differ in height by 13 inches, and while I lament the challenges of being shorter, he reassures me that being taller is not always a picnic.† The reality is that there are benefits as…

119 comments

Is More Sun Exposure Healthier for Our Skin?

Author's note (6/19/2014): This article is a rewritten version of the one published on June 14, 2014. The media adviser for SunSmart at Cancer Council Victoria reached out to let me know that the Naut…

190 comments

Cancer’s Scary Link to Height

If you've ever been jealous of long-legged supermodels it might be time to reconsider the advantages of being short.† According to new research published in the journal Cancer Epidemiology, Biomarkers…

233 comments

The ABCs of Mole Inspection

Moles are harmless, but when they start to exhibit certain warning signs, you should go to a dermatologist and get them checked out. How do you know what to look for? Well, we'll tell you!…

18 comments

Ask the Doc: Skin Protection Outdoors

You love the outdoors, but you're not so keen on melanoma. How can you have fun outside but protect yourself against skin cancer? Is sunblock enough? Get the answers from Dr. Friedman.…

add a comment

4 Tips for Safer Sunscreen

By Experience Life While recent research shows that a little sun exposure each day may benefit your health, most experts suggest that you protect yourself if you plan to spend long stretches in t…

68 comments

A Surprising Cause of Melanoma

Photo Courtesy Of:† Fuse/Thinkstock Rates of melanoma, the deadliest form of skin cancer, have been rising for at least the last three decades, and this increase has been largely blamed on exposure…

75 comments

Cutting-Edge Cancer Therapy

Enzymes extracted from food sources like pineapples and papayas, among others, are showing tremendous promise in the treatment and prevention of cancer.† Enzymes have been used for many years in Europ…

151 comments

‘Tis the Season for… Sunburned Feet?

Itís pool and beach season and you canít wait to get some sun and fun. Youíve got your flip flops and your sunscreen ... but are you protecting those fabulous feet from skin cancer? Skin cancer on …

42 comments

meet our writers

Megan Zehnder

Megan is an editor and producer for Care2's Healthy Living. Her main priorities are to live simply and build meaningful relationships with the people... more

people are talking

I really enjoyed this little article! Nice pics and ideas! Budget friendly and good for the enviro…

Coconut sugar is also know as Palm sugar. I think any sweet potato or yam would be fine except for…

I have been doing all the exercises on the video for many years, most with weights. Although I do s…

I want to use this medium to tell the world about Dr Marvel who helped me in getting my lover back w…

Interesting combination of flavors-though not for me.