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“Get Yourself Checked and Use Sunscreen.” Advice from Actor Hugh Jackman After Recent Skin Cancer Scare!

Welcome spring! Time for short sleeves, flip-flops, picnics, and afternoons spent soaking up our fair share of vitamin D. Revelers beware, those rays of sun may feel good on our pasty winter skin, but if you’re not using sun block, you’re putting yourself at risk for skin cancer. For some of you on the East [...]

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FDA Approves MelaFind – Melanoma Detection Device

Recently, the Food and Drug Administration (FDA), approved a device that will allow dermatologists a less invasive option to screen patients for melanoma, the deadliest form of skin cancer. The concept behind this unique tool, named MelaFind, is to examine worrisome moles and help dermatologists assess whether a biopsy is needed. As with any cancer, [...]

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Face-kini Takes China Beaches By Storm to Protect Against Skin Cancer

In an attempt to shield their faces from the risk of sun burns or tanning, some Chinese women are turning to face-kinis when hitting the China beaches this summer. These face-kinis are masks that cover the entire head and have spaces that reveal the eyes, nose and mouth of the person wearing it. They come [...]

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Strawberries May Fight Ultraviolet Radiation Damage, Study Finds

Strawberry lovers unite! There’s one more reason to love this delicious summertime fruit and it has nothing to do with ice cream or smoothies. A new study from Spanish and Italian researchers has found that strawberries may help protect against dangerous UV rays. This is because strawberries contain powerful protectors in the form of anthocynanins [...]

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