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The Importance of Sunblock

I don’t know about you, but I am big on protecting my skin. Whether I am out taking Melky on a walk, or playing Disc Golf, I slather on the stuff to protect myself from skin cancer. 100 more words

Grace shows up in clever disguises.

Trees are cherished friends. They shade us, produce oxygen, shelter tender baby birds. Their green beauty relaxes us. Our grapefruit tree went above and beyond to help me. 369 more words


Most difficult part of all

Yesterday we visited the XP clinic in London which can be found within St Thomas’s hospital, I think the best way to sum up my feelings of our visit is through the words of the late and great Freddie Mercury, 508 more words

Xeroderma Pigmentosum

Holiday of the Week: National Don't Fry Day

By Adrianna Iorio, Clarion Staff

Every year on the Friday before Memorial Day, an annual holiday stands to encourage sun safety awareness and protect people across America from the dangers of skin cancer. 207 more words


It's National 'Heat Awareness' and 'Don't Fry' Day!

May is Skin Cancer Awareness Month

On this cold, cloudy day with damp rain and temperatures in the 50’s, it seems strange to be talking about sun exposure. 611 more words

Dreamtime Wellness

The Silent Killer

Melanoma is the most dangerous form of skin cancer.  Cancerous growths develop when unrepaired DNA damage to skin cells (most often caused by ultraviolet radiation from sunshine or tanning beds) triggers mutations (genetic defects) that lead the skin cells to multiply rapidly and form malignant tumors. 305 more words

Through The Briers: A Rose Was Found!

My ear has been throbbing away since the biopsy.  After all these days of worry, good news prevailed!  The lab report was normal! Whew!  The polyps in February and this cyst on my Breast Cancer Survivor Anniversary all points to time to take better care of yourself.  41 more words