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

If you’re like most people, you don’t 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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5 Things To Know About Your Sunscreen

Have you been shopping for sunscreen lately? The number of choices is mind-boggling, as are the lists of ingredients. Then again, nothing spoils a nice summer day faster than a blistering sunburn. Ski…

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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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10 Miracle Healing Powers of Grapes

Research continues on the vast health benefits of resveratrol, found in purple or red grapes. Here are some of the amazing healing benefits of resveratrol: Power Up Your Weight Loss Exciting res…

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How Healthy Is Your Skin? (5 Reasons to Know Your ABCDE’s)

Skin is the human body's largest organ. Stretched out, your skin would measure about 21 square feet and account for 15 percent of your body weight. Yeah, skin is kind of a big deal. Our skin is the…

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Cancer Where You Never Thought to Look

You know where to check for breast cancer, but do you know where to check for skin cancer? Skin is the largest organ on our bodies, but it can be easy to overlook some spots. For instance, when was th…

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13 Reasons to Love Pomegranates

One of my favorite fruits, pomegranates offer more than just incredible taste—they are nutritional and healing powerhouses. Here are 13 reasons to start eating pomegranates or drinking their juice if …

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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: Freckles & Sunspots

Freckles and sunspots appear in multitudes after a summer in the sun. Do they increase your risk for skin cancer? Get answers from Dr. Friedman.…

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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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