July 25th, 2016 Sun protection "Many skin changes, such as skin cancer, wrinkles, and age spots are caused by exposure to the sun." Some tips on what you can do to protect yourself from sun rays. According to the article, there are two types: ultraviolet A (UVA) and ultraviolet B (UVB). Each affect different layers of your skin. It's important to use sunscreen and shield yourself with proper clothing. Check the article out for more details. Bookmark this news section for more information and healthy tips on taking care of your skin.
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July 25th, 2016 Genes Tied to Red Hair, Pale Skin Greatly Raise Melanoma Risk? "Rise in odds for the disease equivalent to 21 more years of sun, new research suggests." Do you have red hair? Read on! Research suggests red hair, pale skin, and freckles may increase the odds of skin cancer, but it depends on your genetics. Take a look at the article, and make sure to read the other posts we have that tell you what you can do to protect your skin, and help prevent the development of skin cancer.
July 5th, 2016 For Better Skin Cancer Checks, Partner Up "Melanoma survivors benefited when they and a loved one got training in spotting malignancies, study found."
July 5th, 2016 Sunburn Information "Sunburn results when the amount of exposure to the sun or other ultraviolet light source exceeds ability of melanin to protect the skin."
June 20th, 2016 Don't Get Caught Without Your Sunscreen Reminder to apply sunscreen, and some useful information about how much you should use.
June 20th, 2016 What are the Risk Factors for Skin Cancer? "People with certain risk factors are more likely than others to develop skin cancer."
June 1st, 2016 Is Sunscreen Safe? "Yes, sunscreen is safe to use. No published studies show that sunscreen is toxic to humans or hazardous to human health. Scientific studies actually support using sunscreen." According to this article, sunscreen not only prevents sunburn, but also reduces your risk of skin cancer and premature aging.
May 4th, 2016 Some Smart Yet Easy Ways to Shield Yourself From Skin Cancer "Dermatologist offers advice on how to prevent, detect any abnormalities". May is Skin Cancer Awareness Month. Check out this article on what things you can do to prevent and detect any of it's symptoms.
April 25th, 2016 Tanning May Limit Skin’s Ability to Produce Vitamin D "Even those with significant sun exposure can have low levels of this essential vitamin, research shows".
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