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10 Environmental Actions That Could Help You Avoid Cancer

Cancer. The word alone is enough to send shivers down one's spine. It seems to come out of nowhere, and when it strikes, it can be deadly. Fortunately, there are steps we can take to minimize our expo…

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11 Bad Habits You Need to Stop

Everyone has a vice, whether itís a mild Starbucks addiction or a weakness for online shopping. But there are a number of seemingly innocuous habits that are doing more damage than you realizeóconstan…

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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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6 Tips for Exercising in Extreme Heat

Wham! You walk out the door and the heat hits you like a brick wall. If you didnít know it was summer, you certainly do now! The current extreme, oppressive heat can put a serious snag in your wor…

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5 Strategies for Staying Safe in the Summer Heat

In less than a day, summer will have officially begunóbringing with it warmer temperatures and more opportunities to enjoy nature's many gifts. But for the elderly and chronically ill, the onset of…

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Why You Should Use Winter Sunscreen

When it's overcast out and the sky looks like it's going to explode, guess what? You still need to wear sunscreen to protect your skin. Besides preventing skin cancer, you'll also be preventing the fo…

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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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What Are Wrinkles, Really?

We all know a wrinkle when we see it, but how does it form in the first place? If you've been curious about this inevitable part of aging, watch this video.…

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