Insights from Modern Healthcare Modern Healthcare insights on healthcare business news en-us Modern Healthcare 144 21 Data Points: Beware of skin cancer during the dog days of summer Sat, 14 Jul 2018 00:01:00 EST The dog days of summer have arrived -- running from July 3 to Aug. 11, according to the Old Farmer's Almanac. The 40-day stretch typically coincides with the hottest days of the year. Perfect for sitting by the pool, lake or ocean. But don't... Is that kitchen towel dangerous? Just wash it already Sat, 14 Jul 2018 00:01:00 EST If you're worried your kitchen towel could make you ill, just grab a new one. Because using them for too long and keeping them damp can breed dangerous bacteria. 'Avocado Hand' epidemic sends guac lovers to the ER Sat, 14 Jul 2018 00:01:00 EST The danger of #AvocadoHand is spreading on social media, where users post photos and stories of accidentally stabbing themselves in the hand while trying to cut an avocado.