Surgeon General: Tanning Is Behind Sharp Spike in Skin Cancer RatesAs rates of other cancers have declined, rates of the deadliest form of skin cancer, melanoma, have increased more than 200 percent from 1973 to 2011, according to a new "Call to Action" report from the Surgeon General's Office.
Washington Health Department: If Puget Sound Were A State, It Would Rank 4th In Skin Cancer RatesThe department says residents should protect themselves from ultraviolet light even on cloudy days
Government Proposes New Guidelines For Vitamin D ScreeningMany doctors still believe that screening and vitamin D supplements are important for good health.
Lawyer: VA Delay Killed Washington State Man Congress has been in an uproar over allegations of treatment delays and preventable deaths at VA hospitals, with more than two dozen facilities being investigated nationwide
May Is Melanoma Awareness MonthAfter the long winter, it’s not a surprise everyone is gearing up to enjoy some fun outdoors this summer. Before heading out to catch some rays, think about protecting your skin.
Bill Would Ban Tanning Beds For Most TeensTanning facilities that serve minors would face a $250 fine.
The Risks Of Sun Exposure And How To Protect Your Skin This SummerNow that sun exposure is considered a cancer risk on the same level with tobacco and asbestos, it's time to get serious about protecting yourself.