Increased Risk of Skin Cancer Among U.S. Military Veterans

As Military Appreciation Month and Skin Cancer Awareness Month come to a close, dermatologists raise awareness for a major health issue among U.S. military veterans. When people consider the potential risks associated with military service, skin cancer isn’t the first thing that comes to mind. However, research indicates that both active duty service members and …

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How to Enjoy The Beach Without Worrying About Skin Cancer

How to Enjoy The Beach Without Worrying About Skin Cancer

It’s easy to forget to protect your body from the intense UV rays when you are playing beach volleyball or splashing in the ocean with friends. After all, exposure to the sun increases the brain’s release of serotonin, a hormone associated with boosting mood. However, you should consider the risks of too much unprotected exposure …

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4 Healthy Skin Habits

It’s easy to spend a fortune on cosmetics and other high-quality skincare products in hopes of achieving a good complexion. However, many people fail to realize that healthy, radiant skin starts with a good skincare routine. The food you put in your body and how often you wash your face are the key ingredients to …

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3 Unhealthy Habits That May Cause Skin Cancer

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Your daily habits may be preventing you from achieving the natural, glowing skin you desire. Anything from smoking to forgetting to apply your daily SPF can all wreak havoc on your skin. The consequences of unhealthy skin habits can result in irritation, breakouts, and worst of all, skin cancer. Unfortunately, some of your daily routines …

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National Healthy Skin Month

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Did you know that the skin is your body’s largest organ? The skin has vital job functions like protecting against trauma, regulating body temperature, keeping crucial nutrients in the body, and helping to prevent dangerous substances from entering the body. It’s only fitting it should have a month that promotes how to keep it healthy, …

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What Happens During A Skin Cancer Screening?

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Skin cancer occurs when there is an out of control growth of abnormal cells in the skin’s outermost layer. The growths are caused by unrepaired DNA damage that triggers mutations and can cause malignant tumors to form. According to the AAD, One in five adults will develop skin cancer before the age of 70. Fortunately, …

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Common Symptoms of Hidradenitis Suppurativa

Are you tired of living with small, painful lumps under your skin? It’s time to take action against Hidradenitis Suppurativa (HS). HS is a skin condition that causes small, painful lumps under the skin. HS lesions typically occur in areas of the body where skin rubs together, such as the armpits and groin. HS tends …

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Psoriasis Awareness Month

August is Psoriasis Awareness Month, and for the 8 million Americans with psoriasis, it’s a big deal. This month is an opportunity to inform and educate those that have psoriasis about what triggers it and how it is managed. It also serves as a time to make the public aware of the signs and symptoms …

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