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Calm down - how to be a skeptic

Being healthy is very straight forward – don’t smoke, stay out of the sun, eat a balanced diet with lots of fruit and vegetables, and get some exercise.   250 more words


Bottled promise

Screw open the top, take a whiff and no matter what time of year, it’s summer and  I am at a hot spring resort somewhere in northwestern British Columbia, Canada swimming in a pool that becomes a Coppertone oil slick. 436 more words

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New treatment for actinic keratosis: daylight PDT

Blue light photodynamic therapy (pdt) has been used for over a decade for the treatment of actinic keratosis, acne, and some superficial skin cancers, but has been associated with moderate discomfort during treatment. 78 more words

Skin Cancer

Remember when I said I was going to get back out there and live?

OK, backstory – I’ve got a friend, Natasha, who’s a year younger than me and who grew up in the house that is directly behind my parents’ house. 433 more words

Skin Cancer

Is your manicure going to give you skin cancer?

Gel and shellac manicures are all the rage right now- and I personally know why- they look great, dry instantly and last longer than regular polish. 165 more words

How did I get so out of shape? I'm blaming the darn cancer...

Yesterday, I woke up in one of those moods where I didn’t really want to go downstairs to the gym (mostly because my hair was an utter wreck that not even a ponytail could fix). 352 more words

Skin Cancer

Meaningful discussions ...

How boring are recurring health issues?  Just dull as ditch water, to my mind.

When you have chronic illnesses, health related problems do tend to recur but, no, I don’t want to talk about them. 296 more words

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