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1 Melanin, the pigment that gives color to skin (and eyes) is produced in cells called melanocytes. Every person has about the same number of these cells, regardless of race, but those with darker skin have larger cells that produce more pigment....
Tanning was as much a part of Lindsay Walsh's teenage social life as talking on the phone. Two or three times a week — more for special occasions — she and her friends would hit the salons, beckoned by their posters of bronzed, beautiful...
TribLocal - Orland Park » NewsThe Chicago Tribune reports: Tanning was as much a part of Lindsay Walsh's teenage social life as talking on the phone. Two or three times …...
At La Feria del Nopal, we celebrate the CACTUS plant with a free concert! We also want to showcase its nutritional benefits, significance to current Mexican culture and honor its roots as a food staple in pre-Hispanic Mexican culture. Celebrity Chef...
Special to the Los Angeles TimesAs summer heats up, we've learned to slather SPF 15 or higher all over our bodies and faces in an effort to prevent sun damage and skin cancer. We've also been told to recite our ABCs when checking for unusual moles: asymmetry, border irregularity and...
FARGO, N.D. - When I was young, sun tanning was a popular pastime among my peers during the warm summer months. My friends had a golden glow. However, I couldn't stand the heat, and I thought lying in the sun was boring. I stayed in the cool shade and...
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Early detection of skin cancers — particularly melanomas — is crucial to treatment. You can help protect yourself with regular at-home body inspections, says Dr. Melissa Schwarzschild of Richmond Dermatology & Laser Specialists in Richmond,...
Fox59May is Skin Cancer Awareness Month and while more information is available, the problem is getting worse. Melanoma is one of the only cancers that is on the rise. "I went in the sun tan beds, when I was younger, a lot. I laid out in the sun, sometimes...
Not long after stepping into the eerie new show of ultra-realistic sculpture at the Contemporary Art Center of Virginia you may start to feel like you stumbled into a world where time stands still. Art — the aging watchman who sits by the...
Tags: Arts and Culture, Health, Freckles (complexion), Skin, Sculpture
Special to the Los Angeles TimesFor beauty lovers, makeup can be fun, artistic, playful even. Makeup gives us a chance to dip our fingers into a universe of color, twirl about in pots of shimmer and glitter and gloss, and exert the creative impulse with turquoise, ochre, midnight blue,...
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KIAHWe're hearing some startling new numbers about skin cancer. We all know people with fair skin have a greater risk for developing the potentially deadly disease, but a closer look at the numbers reveal death rates are much higher for people with darker...
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