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Can Bad Things Ever Be Good For You?

When CVS announced their decision to stop selling cigarettes in their stores starting in October, I was surprised to find a heated debate on Facebook among some of my friends….

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Know Before You Go: The Dermatologist

Read these few simple steps to take in preparation for an appointment with the dermatologist to maximize your visit.

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Today’s Headlines: Aging, Songs in the Car and Melanoma

Mom’s genes may affect how fast you age: You may have mom to blame for those extra wrinkles. New research reported in Nature shows that “mutated genes passed down from…

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Save Your Eyes From Sun Damage

By now, you’ve heard me tell you all about the benefits of wearing sunscreen. But there’s a particularly sun-exposed part of our bodies that sunscreen can’t protect: Our eyes. Letting…

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You Wanted to Know: Darker Skin and the Sun

We all love the feel of some summer rays, but don’t let the sun blind you. No matter what color your skin is, broad-spectrum sunscreen of at least SPF 30…

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Why SPF on Your Lips is a Must

Lip gloss fiends, it’s time to tweak your habit. Habitually slathering on the stuff multiple times a day, without any SPF protection, can significantly increase your risk of developing lip…

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Detect Melanoma of the Foot: Part 2

In a previous blog we talked about risks and prevention of melanoma of the foot. Since melanoma of the foot may frequently go undetected, knowing what to look for when performing…

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Prevent Melanoma of the Foot

The summer heat is in full swing. As we are spending more time on the beach and by the pool, most of us are taking a proactive approach in protecting…

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Know the 4 Factors to Find the Perfect Sunscreen

With summer in full swing, it is more important than ever to purchase the right sunscreen. But with seemingly endless options in the drugstore aisle, the choice can be daunting….

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Why SPF Wipes Are No Longer on Drugstore Shelves

Every beauty buff and dermatologist will tell you that sunscreen is the best anti-ager out there, not to mention the only known foil to those ever-more-dangerous UV rays. In attempts…

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