skin cancer http://kbia.org en Free Skin Cancer Screenings are Available in Columbia http://kbia.org/post/free-skin-cancer-screenings-are-available-columbia <p>WELLAWARE’s small truck is parked outside of plaza 3 at the Broadway medical plaza and will be there throughout the summer checking people for signs of skin cancer.</p><p>Nurse Marla Jones says she looks for changes in the size, shape or color of moles.&nbsp; If a patient has 2 of the 3 changes she refers them to a doctor for further testing.&nbsp;</p><p>WELLAWARE started the screenings last summer for multiple reasons according to Jones.</p> Wed, 11 Jun 2014 21:27:37 +0000 Amy Munneke 54400 at http://kbia.org Free Skin Cancer Screenings are Available in Columbia Study: 65 Percent Of Mo. Salons Would Allow A 10-Year-Old To Use A Tanning Bed http://kbia.org/post/study-65-percent-mo-salons-would-allow-10-year-old-use-tanning-bed First things first, Washington University Dermatologist, Lynn Cornelius, said anyone under 18 years old has no business using a tanning bed.&#160; In fact, she really doesn’t like tanning beds at all, and said they’re directly linked to higher rates of skin cancer.<p>“It’s very similar to smoking,” Cornelius said.&#160; “If you look at how the World Health Organization and how they classify artificial light from artificial devices, it is a group one carcinogen, which means it is the same as tobacco smoke.”<p>Cornelius is the co-author of a larger study that conducted a survey of Missouri tanni Mon, 25 Feb 2013 15:04:46 +0000 Tim Lloyd 29431 at http://kbia.org Study: 65 Percent Of Mo. Salons Would Allow A 10-Year-Old To Use A Tanning Bed