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Archive for July, 2019

Preventing Skin Cancer

Unthawing each spring after a long, cold winter can tempt even the most rigorous skin-care aficionado into leaving their sunblock at home in favor of soaking up some rays. Our bodies and minds are craving Vitamin-D that isn’t in capsule form, as well as the chance to defrost our toes with an iced tea in …

Sun Protection and Kids

Although we commonly associate skin cancer with mature skin, the process of cellular damage that leads to dangerous lesions often begins during our early years. According to the CDC, blistering sunburns as a child increase the likelihood of cancer considerably―nearly doubling a person’s chances of developing melanoma over the course of their lifetime. Furthermore, the …