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Feed Your Skin: Lycopene (video)

Need a quick tip on choosing the best foods that'll help brighten your complexion? Watch this! Related Link: Feed Your Skin Mushrooms…

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Is Vitamin D Affecting Your Health?

A recent CDC report indicated that one-third of Americans aren’t getting enough of the vitamin. One quarter were at risk of vitamin D “inadequacy” (levels between 30 and 49) and 8 percent were at ri…

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How to Rescue Your Sun-Damaged Hair

Good job--you're wearing sunblock. But did you know that the sun's rays can also damage your hair and put your scalp at risk for skin cancer? Watch this to learn how to protect your locks.…

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Freckles & Age Spots: What’s the Difference?

Both freckles and age spots appear because of the sun's rays. But one of them only shows up when you're older. Which do you think it is? Watch this video to learn more.…

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Adorable Pets in the Sun (Reader Photos)

With less than a month left of summer in the Northern Hemisphere, we—and our animals!—are making the most out of these last rays of warm sunlight. In celebration of the end of summer, we asked you …

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Catching the Tail End of Summer: Call for Pet Photos!

It's the dog days of summer in the Northern Hemisphere, and all of us are looking to enjoy that extra sun—especially our animal companions! In honor of this time of year, we're putting together a s…

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How Do Age Spots Form?

Age spots take awhile to form, which means they often show up on older people. Why do they appear at all? Finding out why will help you avoid their presence years from now.…

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4 Sunny Activities for Summer Stress Relief

Everyone looks forward to summer outdoor fun, and you may even feel your energy pick up when you head outside, but it's not just a summer state of mind. It has been proven that the sun can improve 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: Your Baby and Sun Exposure

Is it safe to take your baby to the park this summer? What about his or her sensitive skin? If you're worried, watch this video and find out what Dr. Friedman has to say.…

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