Broncos Justin Simmons Among The NFL Players Working To Protect His SkinSimmons, who is black, recently wore tights and a long-sleeve shirt while practicing in the elevated altitude of Colorado. He also regularly wears sunscreen.
It’s Never Too Early To Practice Sun ProtectionWhen it comes to preventing skin cancer, it's never too early to stay safe in the sun. Now, a panel of national experts is recommending that parents of infants practice sun protection with their kids.
Know Your ABC's When It Comes To MelanomaMelanoma is the deadliest of skin cancer, and rates continue to rise. Although your doctor should do a complete skin exam every year, there are some things you should be doing on your own at least once a month.
A Winner In GOP Plans To Repeal Obamacare: Tanning SalonsAs Republicans try to shore up support for their health care overhaul, one group can't wait for the replacement: owners of tanning salons, including Ric Rooney of Colorado Springs.
New Procedure Spares Skin Cancer Patients From SurgeryThere are 5.4 million cases of non-melanoma cancer each year -- 8500 people a day -- a number that includes Colorado’s Attorney General.
A Newly Discovered Risk Factor For Skin Cancer: Your CarA new study shows UV rays that come through the windows of a car may be to blame for skin cancer, especially the growing number of cases found on the left side of the face.
Strip Down To Your Birthday Suit, It's Melanoma MondayThe first Monday of May is designated as "Melanoma Monday." It's the day of the year everyone should perform a check for skin cancer. CBS4 Medical Editor Dr. Dave Hnida takes a closer look.
So Why Do You Forget The Sunscreen?With all of this rain, probably one of the last things on your mind is why you should be using sunscreen. But CBS4 Medical Editor Dr. Dave Hnida reports, a new study shows most of us forget the protection even when the weather is good.
Oldest Penguin In The World Gets Cancer Treatment At CSUThe oldest penguin in the world is undergoing cancer treatment at Colorado State University.
Avoiding The Burn You may love the sun, but it may not like you ... especially your skin. Those rays may feel nice while bathing you in its warmth, but you know as well as I, that a touch too much can lead to a burn now, and cancer later. CBS4 Medical Editor Dr. Dave Hnida explains some do's and dont's when it comes to the slather and the spray of skin protection.
May Is Melanoma Awareness MonthAfter the long winter, it’s not a surprise everyone is gearing up to enjoy some fun outdoors this summer. Before heading out to catch some rays, think about protecting your skin.
Skin Cancer Screenings Roll Into Town With Tour BusSkin cancer is the most common form of cancer in America with more than 3.5 million cases diagnosed every year. It's that statistic that has dermatologists hitting the road with the Skin Cancer Foundation tour bus.
The Risks Of Sun Exposure And How To Protect Your Skin This SummerNow that sun exposure is considered a cancer risk on the same level with tobacco and asbestos, it's time to get serious about protecting yourself.
So How Is That Sunscreen Working For You? The New RulesHopefully you remembered the sunscreen this weekend. And hopefully you know the right way to use it. There's a new sunscreen sheriff in town, and the rules have changed. CBS4 Medical Editor Dr. Dave Hnida explains.
Is Your Cellphone More Accurate Than A Dermatologist?It seems like there is a smartphone app for almost anything these days, but are you willing to risk your health for a free or low cost diagnosis of something weird growing on your skin? CBS4 Medical Editor Dr. Dave Hnida looks at a new study that analyzes skin apps ... that analyze your skin.