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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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Ask the Doc: Sunburns and Skin Cancer

Sunburns are quite painful. But do they give you skin cancer if you only get burned once in awhile? Dr. Friedman knows.…

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Ask the Doc: Lowest Effective SPF Levels

We admit it, tans look nice on a lot of people. But those same people want to avoid skin cancer, so what's the lowest SPF that protects? Learn more.…

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Everything You Need To Know About Skin Cancer (Infographic)

Summer brings bright sun and warm weather. To celebrate, we trade sweaters and boots for tank-tops and sandals. After being cooped up all winter long, it feels great to shed these heavy layers and fee…

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Sunscreen Ingredients May Increase Skin Cancer Risk

May is National Skin Cancer Awareness Month. This month, many kids will graduate or finish up their final obligations for the academic year. Families will plan long-anticipated vacations to the beach,…

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A Surprising Cause of Melanoma

Photo Courtesy Of:† Fuse/Thinkstock Rates of melanoma, the deadliest form of skin cancer, have been rising for at least the last three decades, and this increase has been largely blamed on exposure…

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Cutting-Edge Cancer Therapy

Enzymes extracted from food sources like pineapples and papayas, among others, are showing tremendous promise in the treatment and prevention of cancer.† Enzymes have been used for many years in Europ…

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10 Disturbing Sunscreen Secrets

Just when you thought you knew everything there was to know about protecting yourself from damaging rays, we uncovered some sneaky sun-care truths. By Kimberly Goad, Women's Health Slathering …

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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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