Evil Tanning Beds Are Giving Us A Lot More Cancer

Oh, tanning bed. Oh, tanning bed. No, that is not the start to some dumb Jersey Shore Christmas song parody; it's a lament about the reason all the young people are getting cancer. A new study from the Mayo Clinic has found there's been a scary increase in the prevalence of skin cancer in young adults, ages 18 to 39.… » 4/02/12 9:45pm 4/02/12 9:45pm

Your Morning Cry: Woman Dies of Cancer After Unknowingly Passing it to…

Briana and James Cox had only had their baby girl Addison a few weeks when they got some terrible news: Briana had stage IV metastatic melanoma. Her prognosis was bad, and the couple worried that it might have spread to their newborn daughter while Briana was pregnant with her. The doctors assured them that was… » 3/02/12 10:00am 3/02/12 10:00am

Young, Wealthy, And White Women At Highest Risk For Melanoma

The young, white, female and upper-middle-class are more likely to get skin cancer. Or, in cable news parlance, your beach vacation may kill you. » 3/22/11 10:06am 3/22/11 10:06am

"Can I Use My Old Vibrator With My New Partner?"

It's time for another installment of Pot Psychology, the biweekly "advice" column in which we attempt to solve everyone's problems with an herbal remedy. » 10/16/09 8:00pm 10/16/09 8:00pm

Blondes Have More Skin Checks

New research indicates that blondes and redheads are three times more likely than the general population to get melanoma, and fair-haired people who worked outdoor jobs as teens are ten times likelier to be diagnosed with the skin cancer. [TheAge] » 6/08/09 9:20am 6/08/09 9:20am

Lady Chimps Have Sex For Meat • A Surprising Number Of 12 Year-Olds Are…

• Scientists have found that male chimpanzees exchange meat for sex with lady chimps. Does this mean it really is the oldest profession? • » 4/08/09 5:40pm 4/08/09 5:40pm

Numbers Of Young Women With Skin Cancer Rises • LadyMag Editor…

Melanoma cases in young women continues to rise (they have yet to adopt the fear-the-sun attitude of ladymags) due in part to increased outdoor activity and indoor tanning. • A well-preserved statue of Venus (from the late classical Greek tradition) was found in Macedonia. • Napoleon's penis is currently in the… » 7/10/08 5:20pm 7/10/08 5:20pm