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Multiple Sunburns As An Adolescent Increases Melanoma Risk By 80%

Multiple Sunburns As An Adolescent Increases Melanoma Risk By 80%

June 9, 2014 8:30 am  | Comments: 0 | Views: 6478
With incidence rates of melanoma rising for at least 30 years, it is not surprising that new research suggests that 5 or more blistering sunburns experienced before the age of 20 could increase melanoma risk by 80%. A study published in the journal Cancer Epidemiology, Biomarkers & Prevention (CEBP) proposes that in a cohort of 108,916 white… View Article
The Raw Truth About Unpasteurized Milk

The Raw Truth About Unpasteurized Milk

June 6, 2014 8:30 am  | Comments: 0 | Views: 6510
Your local farmer’s market may be your first stop for farm-fresh summer fare, but certain foods can carry serious risks. Raw dairy products – those sold without having gone through a heating process called pasteurization – have been touted as cures for conditions ranging from allergies to high blood pressure. There’s no science to back… View Article
E-Cigarette TV Ads Target Kids, Study Finds

E-Cigarette TV Ads Target Kids, Study Finds

June 5, 2014 12:30 pm  | Comments: 0 | Views: 2394
Cigarette ads may have been banned from television since 1971, but that hasn’t stopped electronic cigarette makers from placing TV ads likely to be seen by children and young adults. Researchers at Research Triangle Institute International found that between 2011 and 2013, e-cigarette TV advertisements that reached children increased by 256 percent, and those that reached young… View Article
Teen Stress: How Parents Can Help

Teen Stress: How Parents Can Help

June 3, 2014 2:31 pm  | Comments: 0 | Views: 1857
Watch any John Hughes movie, and it’s easy to dismiss teen stress as a melodrama of hormones and prom dates. In reality, teenagers have a lot to fret about, including, to be sure, what parents may perceive as melodrama. But even if parents can’t quite relate to them, the fact is, many teens are stressed,… View Article
15-Year-Old Student Graduates With Four College Degrees AND High School Diploma

15-Year-Old Student Graduates With Four College Degrees and High School Diploma

May 19, 2014 8:30 am  | Comments: 0 | Views: 1845
Alexander “AJ” Gilman will graduate from high school on Thursday, but the 15-year-old already has four two-year college degrees. According to USA Today, Gilman, a student at Arizona Agribusiness and Equine Center charter school, enrolled at the Paradise Valley Community College at just 13-years-old. Two years later, he not only received associate degrees in business… View Article