Prevention and Early Diagnosis Articles
Tanning beds: safe alternative to sun? – Skin cancer concerns related to artificial tanning
Running and skin cancer prevention – As you enjoy good weather and perhaps get ready for our Cancer Prevention and Treatment 5K in September, you may be training a lot outside. Exercise reduces your risk of cancer and many other diseases, but running outdoors can increase your risk of skin cancer if you don’t follow a few simple rules.
Good news for coffee drinkers: the health benefits outweigh the risks for most people – Recent research suggests that coffee offers more health benefits than risks for most people. However, women who are pregnant or trying to get pregnant and women over 65 should probably limit their coffee intake because for them, the risks may outweigh the benefits.
Which sunscreen should you use? – In recent years, wearing sunscreen has become an essential strategy for staying healthy. Research has shown that applying sunscreen daily reduces the risk of skin cancer, prevents skin from aging, and, of course, prevents painful sunburns.
Airport security and radiation – Following the September 11th attacks in 2001, the Transportation Security Administration (TSA) was created and given responsibility for protecting the public from security threats in transportation systems, such as airports.
Arsenic and lead in our juice (and you thought poisoned apples were only in fairy tales!) – Learn how much arsenic has been found in common foods and drinks (too much!)–and what laws are in place to protect your family from this known carcinogen (not many!).
FDA posts list of potential problem drugs – AP news services, September 5, 2008