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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)
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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 over-expose 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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Posted 07-13-2014 at 06:11 AM by itty12

I'm new to blogging and new to the Health Boards but here goes....I'm happy I found this site, I am "experienced" in skin cancer in that I am a Melanoma survivor! At the time I was diagnosed, there were no resources like the internet or blogs or Health Boards that I had access to. I was plunged into radical, but life saving surgery at age 39,. I had what was called a Radical Neck Dissection, a 6"x 3" skin flap from my left breast, repaired the hole made by surgery. My neck lymph...
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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)
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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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