Wear Your Sunscreen Properly

You may feel that you are pretty good about wearing sunscreen, but less than 25% of people apply sunscreen correctly or frequently enough for it to be truly helpful.   Here are some simple dos and don’ts to help you ensure that you are properly protecting yourself from the sun.

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Five Reasons Why You Should Wear Sunscreen

There are a lot of excuses why people refuse to wear sunscreen. “I want a deep, dark tan”, “I want to increase my vitamin D”, “I forgot to bring it”, “It gets in my eyes”, and “It’s too greasy” are just a few. Here are five reasons why you should wear sunscreen.
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Six Facts That Would Surprise You About Melanoma

Melanoma is the deadliest form of skin cancer. However, there are several less publicized facts about melanoma that are important to know and would surprise many people.
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Answers About Squamous Cell Carcinoma Of The Skin

Next to basal cell carcinoma, squamous cell carcinoma is the second most common form of skin cancer. While usually more superficial early on, it tends to be more aggressive than basal cell carcinoma. Patients who have undergone transplants and patients who were treated with certain types of ultraviolet light have a higher risk for squamous cell carcinoma than basal cell carcinoma.
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An Experts Guide to Basal Cell Carcinoma

Many people think that there is only one type of skin cancer called melanoma. This may be because melanoma is the most deadly form of skin cancer. However, there is a skin cancer 10 times more common than melanoma called basal cell carcinoma. Basal cell carcinoma will be diagnosed more than two million times this year in the United States alone. While nowhere near as deadly as melanoma, basal cell carcinoma can result in disfigurement due to the destruction of the skin it is on, or from its removal.
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