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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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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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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July is UV Safety Awareness Month

Protecting your skin throughout all stages of your life is essential. July is UV Safety Awareness Month, and summer is the perfect time to remember how vital sun safety is. Skin cancer is the most common cancer in the United States, and 1 in 5 Americans will develop skin cancer before the age of 70. …

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Men’s Health Month – Skin Tips

June is Men’s Health Month, and its purpose is to educate men and boys about preventable health issues and early detection and treatment of specific diseases. One topic that is often overlooked is men’s skincare. Your skin plays a vital role in the protection of your health, but developing a routine can have many more …

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Skin Cancer: The Most Common, Most Avoidable Cancer

If there is something to take away from Skin Cancer Awareness Month, it’s that, one, skin cancer is the most common type of cancer and, two, it’s the most preventable. With over 5 million new cases diagnosed each year, it’s important to take precautions to reduce the chances of getting skin cancer. Here are some …

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What is a Skin Cancer Screening?

Skin cancer is the most common form of cancer in the United States. In this type, cancer cells form in the tissues of the skin. When caught early, it is highly treatable. A skin cancer screening is an early detection method designed to identify problems before symptoms are present. While specific factors put you at …

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