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How are zebrafish helping to unlock melanoma genetics?

“Because the zebrafish has similar melanocytes to those found in humans, Dr. Ceol, (at UMass Medical School), assistant professor of molecular medicine, and other scientists are using the translucent fish to identify genes responsible for melanoma, with the hope of identifying new targets for potential treatments.” Watch more on the Zebrafish: Unlocking the Genetics of Melanoma video here.

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How to select a quality sunscreen

Take a look at the infographic that the American Academy of Dermatology put together on choosing a quality sunscreen that not only prevents you from burning, but also reduces your risk of getting skin cancer and prevents early signs of skin aging. Read more here.

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Hawaii Becomes the Tenth State to Ban Indoor Tanning for Minors Under 18

As of July 3rd, 2014, Hawaii has become the tenth state to ban indoor tanning for minors under the age of 18. Read more here.

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5 Signs of Skin Cancer Other Than a New Mole
While it's important to know the guidelines for identifying ... more>>>

Schools & Their Sunscreen Rules
News reports are full of stories about kids who come home blister... more>>>

Indoor tanning's popularity among teens going down, CDC says
Two new studies released by the CDC looked at the prevalence of ... more>>>

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