Dermatologists Recommend Bieber Bangs

Doctor at the Johns Hopkins Division of Pediatric Dermatology believe Justin Bieber’s famous swept bangs, or “The Biebs”, hair style of yesteryear can help prevent skin cancer. The singer’s former do is cited in the July 2014 issue of JAMA Pediatrics – (the Journal of the American Medical Association) as a preventer of skin cancer.

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Expansion in Cancer Research

Researchers at Washington State University’s College of Medical Sciences are increasing their cancer and sleep research cores. Learn about the two cancer researchers, Bin Shan and Weimin Li, and what their research will be looking at.

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Playing guitar brings smiles to cancer center

When Nick Moniz’s community service was finished he didn’t say goodbye to the people at Harold Leever Regional Cancer Center. Instead he continues to come in weekly and play his guitar in the lobby. Click below to learn more about Nick and why he choose to volunteer.

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How teens deal with a parent’s cancer

When someone hears their mom or dad has cancer they can have many different responses. Marc Silver, co-author of “My Parent Has Cancer and It Really Sucks: Real-Life Advice from Real-Life Teens,” says that teenagers have a natural, developmental need to pull away. Read the article and tell us if you agree.

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Taylor Swift brings music to hospital

The halls of the Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia will be filled with the sound of music thanks to  a $50,000 gift from Taylor Swift. The hospital plans to use the gift develop specialized programming for teens with cancer that will allow a creative outlet.

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