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‘Tis the Season for… Sunburned Feet?

Itís pool and beach season and you canít wait to get some sun and fun. Youíve got your flip flops and your sunscreen ... but are you protecting those fabulous feet from skin cancer? Skin cancer on …

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Was Bob Marley’s Cancer Preventable?

Many today may be aware that Bob Marley died from cancer, and that he died very prematurely. He was only 36 when cancer killed him. However, the cancer that spread to his brain and other organs grew f…

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New Skin Cancer Risk for Kids

  A new American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) policy statement strongly warns of the significant skin cancer risks of artificial tanning. But is your child listening? By Adam Bean, Rodale.co…

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Teens Warned About Tanning Risks

New guidelines from the American Academy of Pediatrics says indoor tanning beds are a hazard to children and adolescents. They also say adolescents should be discouraged from using them, because the i…

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The Difference Between Curing and Healing

The Origins of Pain I saw a patient today who inspired me - letís call her Sally. She suffers from a host of medical conditions that threaten to rob you of your mojo - fibromyalgia, chronic fatig…

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Are You a Gardener? Then You Need Sun Protection

May has been designated as "Melanoma/Skin Cancer Detection and Prevention Month," by the American Academy of Dermatology (AAD). This year it hits close to home for me because last June my husband w…

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ABCDs of Skin Cancer Warning Signs

Q: What are the warning signs of skin cancer? A: There are several different types of skin cancer, and each can present in a different way. In general, for non-melanoma skin cancers, be particul…

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