Bridesburg pool reopening with message from Mike Schmidt and RDK

Bridesburg pool reopening with message from Mike Schmidt and RDK

PHILADELPHIA (WPVI) — It’s pool season in Philadelphia! Mayor Jim Kenney, Philadelphia Parks & Recreation Commissioner Kathryn Ott Lovell, Councilmember Bobby Henon and former Philadelphia Phillies player Mike Schmidt kicked off the 2019 summer swim...
10 skin cancer myths debunked

10 skin cancer myths debunked

Skin cancer is the most common cancer in the United States. Our expert, Saira George, M.D., takes on some common myths about this disease, and has some tips to reduce your risk. Think you’re safe from skin cancer? It’s the most common cancer in the United States. It’s...
Dermatologist Recommended Sunscreens

Dermatologist Recommended Sunscreens

We all know that sunscreen is important when you are ready to enjoy the outdoors. However, with so many choices, how do you know what type of sunscreen to choose? Christina Heiser put together a list to help decide what to look for when choosing a sunscreen. Beginning...
Melanoma Drug Market Growth

Melanoma Drug Market Growth

The need for melanoma treatments in recent years has become a fact that many are starting to take notice of. More research has been done on melanoma in the past few years than ever before, resulting in the need for treatment options. This increase has led drug...
Melanoma Skin Cancer Could Be Detected Early With A Blood Test

Melanoma Skin Cancer Could Be Detected Early With A Blood Test

According to Ben Westcott of CNN, “Australian researchers have developed an experimental blood test they say is the first blood test capable of detecting melanoma.” This test has the possibility of saving lives by identifying melanoma in its early stages thus leading...
Get the Facts on UV Radiation

Get the Facts on UV Radiation

All skincancers are caused by overexposure to the sun or artificial light sources (tanning beds). Each time you go outside without sun safety protocol, you risk your chances of getting burnt, and ultimately, getting skin cancer. Don’t let that fog, mist, or cloud fool...

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