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Supporting Healthy Life Styles

Prevent Skin Cancer
by Kimberly Allen, RN Skin cancer is the most commonly diagnosed cancer in the US with over 2 million Americans diagnosed every year.  Every year more new cases of skin cancer are diagnosed than breast, colon, lung and prostate cancers combined and the incidence is increasing.  Therefore I believe... Read more
Why Commercial Soap Is Bad For You And What To Use Instead
Normal commercial soaps boast that they are good for you but with all the artificial colors and fragrances can you really rely on these to keep you clean and healthy?  Antimicrobial soaps contain mostly water and surfactants that create the foam that you get when you lather up and... Read more
Get That Healthy Glow Back
Everybody and there neighbor wants that healthy skin that is forever advertised on television, websites and magazines so knowing how to get it naturally can benefit you greatly.  Your skin needs water in order for it to function best, thus doctors and nutritionists suggest that a daily intake of... Read more
Melanoma: the dangerous skin cancer

Melanoma is a form of cancer that develops in the pigment cells of our skin known as melanocytes. It is the deadliest form of skin cancer. It is estimated that over 160,000 new cases of melanoma are diagnosed world wide every year and it is responsible for over 48,000 deaths world wide every year…

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Sunless Tanning is not safe!

Ever since the incident of the “tanning mom” hit the news the message that the FDA, CDC and numerous other agencies have been trying to get everyone to listen to has been rejuvenated and it’s louder than ever. Tanning is not safe!

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Dangers of sun and bed tans

When it comes to our skin the only difference between a tan and a sunburn is the color. In the 1920’s having a tan became the image of good health and vitality. Back then they also believed smoking was safe too. Since that time we have learned so much about the dangers of smoking and exposure to UV rays…

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What you should know about skin cancer

The number of new cases of skin cancer has been increasing every year causing greater public concern and awareness. The most common cause of skin cancer is excessive, unprotected exposure to the sun, though there are other factors that can contribute to skin cancer like the environment…

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