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Is an Anti-Cancer Drug Growing in Your Front Lawn?

If you walk past my home, you might notice the dandelions that grow rampant on the front lawn. While neighbors continue to douse the yellow flowers with pesticides, like Monsantoís Round-Up, which has…

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Natural Ways to Protect Yourself Against Growing Skin Cancer Rates

According to a statement by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), the most serious form of skin cancer, known as melanoma, has more than doubled between 1982 and 2011. The CDC indicate…

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Surprising Herb May Help Restless Leg Syndrome

When you think of the herb St. Johnís Wort you probably think of depression. But new research published in the medical journal Clinics found that you might also want to consider this herb to help with…

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Tanning Salons: What You Risk for That ‘Healthy Glow’

If youíre like most people, you donít want to show up at the beach or pool party looking like you spent your life in a flour sack. You want that glowing bronze-healthy tan. So you schedule a few hours…

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Height is a Factor in These 5 Diseases

My husband and I differ in height by 13 inches, and while I lament the challenges of being shorter, he reassures me that being taller is not always a picnic.† The reality is that there are benefits as…

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Is More Sun Exposure Healthier for Our Skin?

Author's note (6/19/2014): This article is a rewritten version of the one published on June 14, 2014. The media adviser for SunSmart at Cancer Council Victoria reached out to let me know that the Naut…

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Cancer’s Scary Link to Height

If you've ever been jealous of long-legged supermodels it might be time to reconsider the advantages of being short.† According to new research published in the journal Cancer Epidemiology, Biomarkers…

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The ABCs of Mole Inspection

Moles are harmless, but when they start to exhibit certain warning signs, you should go to a dermatologist and get them checked out. How do you know what to look for? Well, we'll tell you!…

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Ask the Doc: Skin Protection Outdoors

You love the outdoors, but you're not so keen on melanoma. How can you have fun outside but protect yourself against skin cancer? Is sunblock enough? Get the answers from Dr. Friedman.…

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4 Tips for Safer Sunscreen

By Experience Life While recent research shows that a little sun exposure each day may benefit your health, most experts suggest that you protect yourself if you plan to spend long stretches in t…

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