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Category: Skin Health

Cartoon killer tanning bed with teeth

December 26, 2017

Paying a Hefty Price for a Killer Tan

Think tanning beds are safe? A skin cancer survivor shares her story of developing cancer after years of tanning bed use in hopes of warning others of their danger.

Cancer, Dermatology, Melanoma, Skin Health

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Image of cell view of skin cells

November 20, 2017

How Mohs Surgery Is Changing the Way Skin Cancer Is Treated

This specialized technique can be performed in a doctor’s office rather than an operating room

Cancer, Dermatology, Skin Health

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Diagram shows relationship between DNA repair rates

October 24, 2011

Morning UV exposure may be less damaging to the skin

Research from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill suggests that the timing of exposure to UV rays – early in the morning or later in the afternoon – can influence the onset of skin cancer.

Skin Health, Wellness

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