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Australia's sun: How much skin protection is enough?

Sun safety is a big topic in Australia as it has one of the highest rates of skin cancer in the world. In northern tropical cities like Townsville you have to be especially careful. 231 more words


Enjoy the Summer without the Burn

The dog days of summer are here. For me, that means I’m soaking up as much sunshine and happiness as possible! I really do mean sunshine AND happiness—we get Vitamin D from the sun, and that increases our serotonin levels. 159 more words

Healthy Life

Tips for Fun in the Sun while Preventing Skin Cancer

Sun and fun. Are there any two words that go better together? Unfortunately though, all of that sun comes with a danger. In fact, the incidence of melanoma—the most serious and deadly form of skin cancer—is increasing rapidly. 426 more words

Health & Wellness

Sunless Summer 

How did we get from New Year’s Day to Memorial Day so super fast?? Seems we were just putting away the Christmas decorations, and now we are planning our holiday around cool drinks, lawn chairs and sunscreen! 437 more words

Skin Care

Nearly Half of All Sunscreens Fail to Meet their SPF Claims - a view from the US

Go ahead and opt for the higher SPF because it may not be as strong as you might think. A new study by Consumer Reports found that 43% of the 60 sunscreens tested failed to meet the SPF claim on the label. 18 more words


Must Watch: Dear 16 Year Old Me

May is Skin Cancer Awareness Month.

This powerful message never gets old. Please take a few moments to watch and share with your loved ones. Thank you to dcmf.ca.

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Seton offering free skin cancer screenings

AUSTIN (KXAN) — The Seton Healthcare system is hosting its 29th annual city-wide skin cancer screening on Saturday.

The screenings are being held at University Medical Center Brackenridge from 8 a.m. 57 more words