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Melanoma is Not the Only Skin Cancer to Be Concerned With

Wednesday, November 7th, 2012

It’s a well-known fact that melanomas are dangerous skin cancers that need to be dealt with early in order to avoid the worst case scenario, which is quite possibly death. However, the same goes for basal cell carcinomas (BBC) and squamous cell carcinomas (SCC), which are two ... continue reading »

Base Tans and the “Safe Tan” Myth

Friday, September 21st, 2012

With the risks and warnings that have been discovered regarding tanning as a practice, several myths have also come into play as well. One of such myths is that getting a base tan is safe and that it will even protect your skin.  However, this could not be farther from the ... continue reading »

Report Shows Death Rates From Certain Cancers Declining; Melanoma On The Rise

Tuesday, August 21st, 2012

NBC Nightly News (1/4, story 6, 1:45, Williams) reported, “The American Cancer Society’s annual report on cancer stats and cancer trends is out today with some encouraging news inside it. For the biggest cancer killers, death rates are down across the board over the ... continue reading »

Choosing the Right Sunscreen

Monday, July 23rd, 2012

With so many sunscreens on the market, how do you know which sunscreen is right for you? Tips for Choosing the Right Sunscreen (according to the American Academy of Dermatology) : Sunscreens should have: Broad-spectrum coverage (UVA and UVB protection) SPF 30 or higher Water ... continue reading »