Results for "Skin Cancer"

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Creating a Sun-Safe Family Culture: 4 Strategies for Parents
When you think back to your childhood, there probably wasn’t as much emphasis on protecting your skin from the sun as there is today.  Your parents might...
May 20
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Choosing the Right Sun Protection for Your Skin Type
Sunscreen is important for everyone. But when it comes to choosing a sunscreen, your skin tone can make a difference. You want the right type of sunscreen...
April 26
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Cancer: Understanding Remission, Cancer-Free and Other Terms
As you make progress in your cancer journey, you may hear health care providers use terms like remission, cancer-free and no evidence of disease. These...
April 19
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Oops! Did You Scratch Off a Mole? Here’s How to Handle It
Moles, those small, often brown spots that dot our skin, have been a subject of fascination and concern for many people. One common fear (and myth) is...
April 19
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Unveiling the Unseen: 7 Surprising Factors Contributing to Skin Cancer
You’ve heard it over and over again — cover up, wear a hat and use sunscreen to protect your skin from skin cancer. Maybe you’ve heard it so often that...
March 31
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Smart Sunscreen Strategies: Easy Tips for Everyday Protection
You’ve been hearing about how important sunscreen is for years. You’re rubbing in a lotion or gel on your skin, spraying sunscreen on your kids at the...
March 14
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Actinic Keratosis: Why You Should Never Ignore a Scaly Patch on Your Skin
It’s not uncommon to get a rough, scaly patch or crusty spot on your skin. Maybe you think it’s a scab, and you might even pick it off. But if it comes...
July 26
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The Truth Behind UV Nail Dryers and Your Risk of Skin Cancer
If you ever get your nails done professionally, you probably know the benefits of dip powder or gel manicures. With these techniques, the polish on your...
May 23
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How to Choose the Best Sunscreen to Protect Your Skin
You know how crucial it is to protect your skin from the sun. But the options for sunscreens can feel overwhelming. Some are physical barriers, while others...
March 31
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Here’s the Best Way to Spot Signs of Skin Cancer
Keeping a close eye on your skin and moles is the most important step toward finding skin cancer early, when it’s most treatable. “You are your own first...
June 30