ONCE BURNED, TWICE SHY?

The American Cancer Society reports that about 76,690 new melanomas will be diagnosed in the United States this year, and nearly 9,500 people are expected to die of the disease. Hearing these statistics, one might think that melanoma survivors would do everything they...

PICK YOUR POISON (PLANT)

Nearly all of us are advised as children to avoid poison ivy and poison oak plants, exposure to which can cause blistering, itchy rashes. Contact with a secretion of allergenic oil or sap triggers an allergic reaction in the skin known as “allergic contact...