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The Dangers of Tanning 

Did you know that tanning greatly increases your risk of Melanoma, one of the most common and deadly skin cancers in the United States? In fact, nearly 400,000 cases of skin cancer have been attributed to indoor tanning alone. The Lie About Vitamin D Yes, the sun is a...
What You Need to Know About Skin Cancer

What You Need to Know About Skin Cancer

Skin Cancer Cancer is a medical condition and arises when the body produces uncontrollable and dangerous cells. Skin cancer is diagnosed when the skin cells in the body get out of control. It can lead to the tumor outgrowing the original infected organ (skin in this...
Mohs Treatment for Skin Cancer

Mohs Treatment for Skin Cancer

What you should know about Mohs Surgery:   For people with the more common non-melanoma skin cancers, basal cell and squamous cell carcinoma (BCC and SCC), a technique known as the Mohs surgery is often used. Mohs surgery is preferred when treating many BCCs and SCCs....
How to Prevent Skin Cancer

How to Prevent Skin Cancer

One of the most highly recommended skin cancer preventive measure is to avoid the sun’s strongest and harmful rays from 10 a.m to 4 p.m. You could spend time indoors during this time. Or if you work outside, try to spend this time in the shade which will also reduce...
Causes and Treatments for Your Acne Breakouts

Causes and Treatments for Your Acne Breakouts

Acne is frustrating for everyone. We know the struggle. And perhaps the worst part of it is that none of the over-the-counter products you’ve tried that everyone is raging about are working. Your acne may even be beginning to leave scars. What you might not know is...

Brown Recluse Spider Bite Guide

Brown Recluse Spiders:  Before you can treat a spider bite, it is important to know what kind of spider bit you. Brown recluse, also known as violin or fiddleback spiders are about 0.5 in. (1.3 cm) long with a dark violin-shaped mark for you to distinguish. They are...

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