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Hugh Jackman says he’s ‘fine’ after latest skin cancer bout

Hugh Jackman arrived at the premiere of “Logan” with a small bandage on his nose after taking to Twitter to announce he had been treated for skin cancer once again.


Hugh Jackman shows off bandaged nose after cancer treatment

Hugh Jackman has revealed another treatment for skin cancer. The 48-year-old star of the X-Men and Wolverine franchises posted a selfie on social media Monday showing off his bandaged nose. …


A genetic link between red hair, freckles and skin cancer

Scientists are beginning to uncover why redheads – and probably the non-gingers who carry a genetic variant common to redheads – may be so vulnerable: For those who carry an …


Study: 4 in 10 top-selling sunscreens on Amazon don’t meet dermatologists’ standards

If you want to know which headphones will stay in your ears when you go for a run or which books you should bring to the beach, the customer reviews …


Don’t get burned: How to make sunscreen work for you

Something to consider as you head to the lake or pool this summer: That sunscreen in your bag may not protect your skin as much as you think.


Skin cancer survivor urges others to protect the skin they’re in

At age 81, Gerald Ray has a mission – to let as many people as possible know about the dangers of skin cancer.


Don’t enjoy the sun without the screen

Sunshine is one of the most enjoyable things about this time of year in Spokane. We had a beautiful, sunny day for Bloomsday. I have been out in my garden …


Melanoma diagnosed decades later often linked to childhood sun damage

Oh, long, sunny summer days. So bright and inviting and treasured by schoolchildren. Oh, warnings about the dangers of the long, sunny summer days and the importance of sunscreen and …


Even without sun, redheads may be at higher risk of melanoma

LOS ANGELES – Doctors have long urged people with red hair, fair skin and freckles to avoid the sun and its damaging ultraviolet rays. To venture outdoors without a wide-brimmed …


Gear Junkie: Specialized jersey blocks sun

Applying sunscreen in the outdoors can be a pain. As such, whenever possible I wear clothing that can do double duty by blocking the sun’s harmful rays. Wide-brim hats and …


Idaho bill would restrict tanning beds to adults

BOISE – Tanning beds soon may be off limits to kids in Idaho. After two days of emotional testimony from melanoma survivors and dermatologists, a state House committee Monday approved …


Students receive hats, learn danger of too many rays

Students at the Central Valley Kindergarten Center, 1512 N. Barker Road, were having fun playing at recess last week, but were armed with new knowledge about the dangers of skin …


Dermatologists show kids fun with less sun

Students at the Central Valley Kindergarten Center, 1512 N. Barker Road, were having fun playing at recess last week, but were armed with new knowledge about the dangers of skin …


Spring is a good time for a skin self-exam

Before you know it, the weather will turn warm, Spokane’s pools and splash pads will open and swimsuit season will be upon us. Of course, the first thing most of …


Tanning bed risk high, experts say

LONDON – International cancer experts have moved tanning beds and other sources of ultraviolet radiation into the top cancer risk category, deeming them as deadly as arsenic and mustard gas. …


Health experts advise precautions against sun

BOISE – Idaho has the highest death rate from melanoma in the nation, and Washington and Idaho are among the top 10 states for incidence of the deadly skin cancer, …


High skin cancer rates in Idaho, Wash. prompt warnings

BOISE - Idaho has the highest death rate from melanoma in the nation, and both Washington and Idaho are among the top 10 states for incidence of the deadly skin …