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  • Alcohol and Melanoma: A New Link

    December 07, 2016

    New research from the American Association for Cancer Research has added melanoma — the deadliest form of skin cancer — to the list of cancers correlated to alcohol use. ... Read more

  • When a Mole is Something More

    October 28, 2016

    “In many cases melanomas are the ugly duckling on the body. People can sometimes pick them out even from an untrained eye,” Julia Curtis, MD, assistant director of the mole mapping program at the Midvalley Health Center. ... Read more

  • Gold Medals and…Purple Spots?

    August 09, 2016

    On Sunday night, Michael Phelps won his nineteenth Olympic gold in the men’s relay. As he donned his gold medal, the champion swimmer also sported several unusual, perfectly round marks on his shoulders. The marks are from cupping therapy, an ancient healing practice that Phelps swears by.... Read more

  • Is It Cancer?

    June 10, 2016

    Cancer isn't always visible. ... Read more

  • Making Melanoma Screenings More Patient Friendly

    June 01, 2016

    It isn’t possible to die from embarrassment – unless that embarrassment keeps patients from getting checked for melanoma. ... Read more

  • Melanoma Monday: What You Need to Know

    May 02, 2016

    The first Monday in May every year is known as Melanoma Monday – a day to spread awareness of the deadliest form of skin cancer. ... Read more

  • Treating Winter Rosacea

    January 05, 2016

    Winter is a rough time for people with rosacea. The roughly 14 million sufferers in the U.S. brace for redness and bumps to appear on their skin during the cold and blustery weather. ... Read more

  • Lice Are Not Nice

    September 22, 2015

    The very thought of head lice can make you itch. There are ways to decrease the risk. ... Read more

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