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5 Tips to Reduce Your Risk of Skin Cancer

Posted 07-23-2014 at 05:48 PM by ChristaIB (HealthBoards Blog)
Updated 08-20-2014 at 07:40 PM by ChristaIB

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After the cold winter months, many people are thrilled to see the sun and take in its rays. Who can blame them? The fiery force provides warmth, gives our wintery pale skins color and helps our bodies produce vitamin D. But some people overexpose themselves to the sun, putting themselves at risk of being one of the more than 3.5 million Americans who develop skin cancer every year. Let this summer be a safe one; learn how you and your family can protect yourselves from skin cancer....
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Top 5 Food Allergies: Symptoms & Prevention

Posted 05-19-2014 at 05:21 PM by ChristaIB (HealthBoards Blog)
Updated 05-20-2014 at 03:34 PM by ChristaIB

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Many people eat eggs, nuts, wheat and seafood without a problem. But, approximately 15 million Americans are allergic to these beloved foods, and of that group, at least 200,000 will be sent to the emergency room every year as a result of an allergic reaction. Having a food allergy may seem small to those who do not have one, but those who do often have to rearrange their diet and be overly conscious about the foods they consume (and even touch). Taking food allergies seriously...
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5 Skin Cancer Safety Tips

Posted 05-13-2014 at 05:45 PM by ChristaIB (HealthBoards Blog)
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After finding shelter in heavy coats over the cold, winter months, many people are eager to shed the layers of clothing and bathe their skin in the warmth of the sun’s rays. Sure treating your wintry pale skin to a tan sounds appealing—and even looks attractive on most—but overexposure can lead to skin cancer. With May marking Skin Cancer Awareness Month, now is the time to arm yourself with tips that will help you protect yourself.

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6 Ways to Improve Your Skin

Posted 03-26-2014 at 02:44 PM by ChristaIB (HealthBoards Blog)
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It's easy to dismiss your skin as being as important as your internal body, but the truth is your skin acts as a protective barrier, which is why it needs your care and attention to stay healthy so that it can do its job. The top complaints from people who avoid a daily skin care regimen is that it is complicated and time-consuming. Taking care of your skin doesn't have to be; the process can be simplified.


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Reduce Your Risk of Skin Cancer

Posted 07-05-2013 at 03:20 PM by ChristaIB (HealthBoards Blog)
Updated 10-17-2013 at 10:53 AM by ChristaIB

Are you spending more time out in the sun this summer? If so, remember to wear skin cancer. And, if you do have any moles or skin spots that look questionable, get them checked out by a dermatologist. Early detection and prompt treatment of skin cancer deliver the best results and long-term prognosis.

Skin Cancer Facts to Consider

According to the Skin Cancer Foundation, moisturizers...
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