Posts tagged "melanoma"

12 Dumb Celebrities Working On Their Melanoma

There are many everyday rules that don’t apply to celebrities. They get a pass where us normal people have to do things like wash our own dishes and not get escorted around in Escalades and eat fancy dinners for free. They take calls all day long at the beach or pool and look so good…

TruTV / May 22, 2011

I Have Melanoma

A couple months ago, after returning from a vacation in Puerto Rico, I noticed a little mole on my left ankle. I didn’t even realize it was a mole at first, because I don’t really have any others—I thought it was a shaving cut. But when it didn’t go away after a week or so,…

Judy McGuire / July 7, 2010

What’s The “Tanning Tax” And How Will It Affect Your Pasty-Looking Skin?

Beginning on July 1, President Obama’s health care reform bill will impose a 10 percent tax on all indoor tanning services. Congress claims the tanning tax will raise $2.7 billion over the next decade for health care costs.

But that’s not all the government is up to: Today the Food and Drug Administratio…

Jessica Wakeman / March 25, 2010

Skin Cancer: Tanorexia Takes Its Toll

Summer is all about showing some skin while you’re having fun in the sun and tanning goes with the territory. Sadly, as well know, getting that bronze glow can also be life threatening. While fat roll tan lines, raccoon eyes from your sunglasses, or even the dreaded Oompa Loompa-like burn are cause for concern i…

Simcha / July 14, 2008

The Daily Squeeze: A Date With Hayden Panettiere, Foreplay Ideas, And Patricia Field’s Project

Hayden Panettiere is auctioning a date with herself on eBay, with the money going to The Whaleman Foundation. The winner and five guests will first attend a fundraising dinner with her, followed by a private whale-watching tour off the coast of California. The current bid is $4,180. [AHN and eBay]…

Catherine Strawn / May 21, 2008

Tall Women Have Higher Risk For Melanoma

Sure the 50-Foot Woman can kick anyone’s butt, but now a new study has shown she’s at a higher risk to have to fight off skin cancer too. According to an Australian scientist, Dr. Catherine Olsen, from the Queensland Institute of Medical Research, the tallest quarter of the 5,000 women she studied were 30% more…

Simcha / March 10, 2008