skin cancer

L'Oréal Debuts UV-Monitoring "Smart" Skin Patch at CES

Cosmetic giant L’Oreal’s latest foray into wearable technology is surprisingly not an amped up lipstick or eye shadow, but instead a UV tracking sticker that could help prevent skin…

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Handyscope is a Smartphone Body Scanner That Checks for Skin Cancer

When you think your mole has grown or a spot emerges on your skin, it’s best to get into your doctor right away to get it checked out. But getting an appointment that isn’t…

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Top 7 Bizarre Eco-Fashion Stories of 2012 (Vote for the Weirdest!)

Want to do the time warp with us? Check out the most bizarre eco-fashion stories of 2011… …

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For China's Beach-Goers, Sun-Protection "Ski Masks" Are All the Rage

We’ve heard of the Chinese expression “saving face,” but these photos of a new swimwear trend sweeping the country takes the saying to a frighteningly literal level.…

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UV-Monitoring Bracelet Warns You When You've Had Enough Sun

Photo by Shutterstock No need to wait for your skin to blister before you realize it’s time to retreat into the shade. Scientists from the University of Strathclyde have invented…

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Strawberries Could Protect Your Skin Against Ultraviolet Radiation

Photo by Shutterstock Strawberries aren’t just a delicious fruit, they could also protect your skin from the DNA-ravaging effects of ultraviolet rays. In a joint study by…

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Can Compact Fluorescent Lightbulbs Increase the Risk of Skin Cancer?

Photo by Shutterstock That big ball of incandescent gas in the sky isn’t the only source of harmful ultraviolet rays. Stony Brook University scientists say that UV radiation can…

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Fighting Skin Cancer Could Soon be as Easy as Slathering on Moisturizer

Photo by Shutterstock A $2.99 tube of moisturizer from your neighborhood drugstore could soon deliver gene-regulation technology for treating skin cancer and other ailments, according…

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