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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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Ask the Doc: SPF and Sunblock Requirements

In 2011, the Food and Drug Administration released a whole lot of guidelines about sunblock. If you want to know the basics, listen to 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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What’s Your Summer Health IQ? (Quiz)

Test your summer savvy and get the facts about hot-weather health dangers and common misconceptions. QUESTION #1: TRUE OR FALSE: Flip flops are bad for your feet. Find the answer on the next…

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Green Girl Blocks the Burning Sun

Let's get one thing straight right off the bat. I am very pale. I'm the kind of person that is white all year long, gets a sunburn, and then immediately turns white again. Well, I guess I should say…

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