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A Rare Skin Cancer is on the Rise

Merkel cell carcinoma is increasingly common and very aggressive, and requires a comprehensive treatment approach.
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Health & Beauty Features

Better Health After 40

A family physician explains the regular screenings that can protect you.

Preventing Burns

A doctor gives advice on how to keep safe this winter.

Better Breast Cancer

3 things to know about the treatment of a key cancer.

Down to the Bedside

Nurses excel at Saint Barnabas Medical Center, as its new magnet hospital designation shows.

Taking Time for MS Patients

Today's multiple sclerosis treatment benefits from new medications, new technology —and an old virtue called patience.

5 Hot Sports

Move over football, basketball and baseball. High school athletes are scoring points in these fast-growing alternatives.

Cancer Fighter

A radiation oncologist applies his field's cutting-edge technologies - when they're right for the patient.

Survivor at heart

A Cranford resident fights advanced heart disease with cardiac surgery at Saint Barnabas Medical Center.

Steer clear of skin cancer

Melanoma can be treated, as a surgeon explains, but preventing it by staying safe from the sun is the best treatment of all.

A free screening may save your life

The lung cancer screening program detects tumors at an early stage, when they are most successfully treated.