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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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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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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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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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3 Reasons Going to the Beach Is Good for Your Health

It's summertime, and if you're anything like me, the warm weather and longer days of sunlight have you yearning to spend some quality time at the beach. But not only is going to the beach loads of fun…

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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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Treating MS Without Dangerous Drugs

Photo Courtesy Of:  Photos.com/Thinkstock Multiple sclerosis (MS) is a chronic, degenerative disease of the nerves in your brain and spinal column, caused through a demyelization process. Myelin is t…

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Dietary Tips for Treating Multiple Sclerosis

Photo Courtesy Of:  Hemera/Thinkstock Multiple sclerosis (MS) is a chronic, degenerative disease of the nerves in your brain and spinal column, caused through a demyelization process. Myelin is …

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Could You Have a Sulfur Deficiency?

Photo Courtesy Of:  ThinkStock/Zoonar Dr. Stephanie Seneff is a senior scientist at MIT and has been conducting research there for over three decades. However, she also has an undergraduate degree …

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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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