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Archive for October, 2015

Understanding Sunscreen

Living in Bend, Oregon, with the combo of high altitude and a ton of sunny days, we’re all exposed to a lot of sun. The sun’s ultraviolet rays are the stinkers, penetrating the skin and damaged its cells, leading to skin aging and wrinkling, and various skin cancers. We all know that the best thing …

Dealing with Skin Cancer

Skin cancer is the most common form of human cancer. Why? Because it is mainly caused by exposure to the sun’s untraviolet rays. And, unless you’re a vampire, humans spend lots of time out in the sun. Three types of skin cancer Melanoma — The M word of skin cancer, melanoma forms in the melanocytes …