Inspired by a childhood in sun-baked Ethiopia, Heman Bekele wanted to tackle skin cancer. He came up with a topical cancer-fighting soap, and it won him the 3M Young Scientist's Challenge.
Sunscreen is crucial for skin protection and the SPF is important. But dermatologists say the key to good summer skin care is applying plenty of lotion and re-applying it often, even when it's cloudy.
Kraken fan and future medical student Nadia Popovici alerted Canucks staffer Brian Hamilton to a suspicious mole, which turned out to be cancerous. The teams surprised her with a $10,000 scholarship.
The government asked sunscreen manufacturers do safety studies on the active ingredients in sunscreens — by November. In the meantime, what do you need to know about the goo you slather on your skin?
As the spring sunshine brightens up, researchers caution: Don't skimp on sun protection, especially on the sensitive eyelids.
Hawaii is about to ban the sale of sunscreens containing certain chemicals that have been shown to harm coral reefs. Environmentalists urge a switch to mineral-based products.
It's hard to check for skin changes on the scalp, and that's one body part that hairdressers see every day. Researchers found that they improved their ability to spot scary stuff after brief training.
Melanoma can be a deadly skin cancer, but 10 years ago biologist Jim Allison figured out a way to tweak the body's immune system to go after those malignant cells. Some patients are now cancer-free.