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skin cancer

Sunscreen 101

Study finds many people don't use it properly, raising their risk of skin cancer.

Skin checks? Don’t be shy

Study: With proper training, couples can help each other spot potentially troublesome moles.

Indoor tanners ignore the risks

Research: Those who tan indoors don't always acknowledge the long-term troubles associated with increased UV exposure.

Medical tattoos help hide surgical scars

Pigments can restore more natural appearance that patients are happy with, according to study.

Patient Story

‘That’s what keeps me going’

91-year-old Morrie Boogaart weaves hats for the homeless while in hospice care.

How your car windows may harm you

Many don't offer enough protection from the sun's damaging UV rays, study finds.

Sunscreen delays melanoma in mice

Study results suggest applications for preventing deadly skin cancer in humans.

FDA proposes tanning bed ban for minors

Regulators also want those over 18 to sign papers stating they know the health risks before using sun lamps.

Scientists spot what keeps moles from becoming melanomas

Protein that suppresses tumor puts brakes on further cell division.

Just fore the health of it

Spectrum Health helps promote healthy lifestyles at week-long Meijer LPGA Classic events.

Killer sun! New dumb-but-deadly trend

Experts warn against the dangers of the increasingly popular practice of sunburn 'art.'

Patient Story

Scared of skin cancer?

Don’t put off getting your moles checked, cautions Audra Brummel, a 27-year-old melanoma patient.

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