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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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Safely soak up the sun without getting burned

A sunburn is defined as a burn to living tissue, like skin. The burn is the result of an inflammatory process that occurs from excess exposure to ultraviolet (UV) radiation. The most common source of UV radiation is the sun’s rays, however, there are other artificial sources such as welding arc’s and the UV lamps that are used in tanning beds…

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