Identifica si tus lunares requieren atención médica

  Están en la piel, por todos lados, tienen distintas formas y tonalidades. Algunos pueden ser estéticamente atractivos, pero otros se pueden convertir en un arma mortal; se trata de los lunares. Fotos: Alimentos que previenen el cáncer Ahora que viene el verano, y puedes usar ropa más fresca podrás lucir tus lunares, pero recuerda protegerte del sol con bloqueador solar para no desarrollar cáncer de la piel. El blog de hoy lo dedicaré a conversar sobre los lunares, qué …

Jimmy Carter and His ‘Breakthrough’ Cancer Drug

Former president Jimmy Carter, who announced Thursday he has melanoma that had spread to his liver and brain, is being treated with two cutting-edge therapies that offer new hope to the 76,000 Americans diagnosed annually with this type of cancer. Carter, 90, explained in a news conference at the Carter Center in Atlanta that melanoma — most commonly occurring as skin cancer, but which can also cause internal tumors — had formed a mass in his liver, as well as …

The Best Sunscreens You’re Not Using

Who’s better at using sunscreen lotion, men or women? Truthfully, they’re both pretty lousy at it, according to a new government study. Even sadder: New testing of sunscreen lotions finds you can’t always believe the claims on the label. A Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) study found a paltry 14 percent of men and 30 percent of women reported that they regularly use sunscreen on both their face and other exposed skin. Women are better when it comes …

¿Le eres infiel… a tu protector solar?

In English | Las mujeres —incluso las mujeres inteligentes como tú y yo— hacen trampa cuando de protector solar se trata. Solo el 40.3% de las mujeres de 55 a 64 años usan protector solar con regularidad en la cara y otras partes expuestas, según un estudio de los CDC (Centros para el Control y la Prevención de Enfermedades) publicado en el Journal of the American Academy of Dermatology el 19 de mayo. Fotos: 10 consejos para cuidar tu piel …

The Sun-Protection Mistake We’re Still Making

Here’s a scary new fact to get you in gear: More than 10 percent of skin cancers occur on the eyelids. According to the Skin Cancer Foundation, these tumors can grow deep beneath the skin (think icebergs waiting to surface) and increase the rapid growth of other skin cancers on your face. By now, of course, you know that wearing a broad-spectrum SPF 30+ sunscreen every day (regardless of weather or location) is a must. (“SPF” stands for “sun-protection factor,” …