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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.

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.

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."

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.

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