Updated Sunday, January 24, 2016A new iPhone app, Mole Mapper, lets users measure, map, monitor and photograph skin moles. This information shows users changes in moles that could be signs of skin cancer. In addition, users can share their data with the OHSU Knight Cancer Institute Melanoma Registry to help melanoma research. Dan Webster, PhD, a cancer biologist, created the first version of the app to watch his wife’s moles because of her high risk of developing melanoma. Then, Webster collaborated with Oregon Health and Science University, Sage Bionetworks and Apple to use the app for melanoma research.
Updated Wednesday, August 5, 2015 Credit: By BrokenSphere via Wikimedia Commons Super Bowl Sunday is a time of celebration, especially for fans of the New England Patriots and Seattle Seahawks. The excitement of the game and celebrations with friends and family make it easy to forget the implications of what you are eating and drinking. Try to remember these tips so you can enjoy a healthy super Sunday. 1. Limit Alcoholic Drinks “When drinking in groups such as at a Super Bowl party, it is easy to get carried away,” said Jason Rice, MD, “The inherent emotions attached to sporting events also can increase alcohol consumption, whether it’s celebrating a big play from your favorite team […]