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Sunscreens 2019: 3 Do’s & 3 Don’ts

It should be simple enough: When out in the sun, wear sunscreen. But knowing what’s in your sunscreen is as important as putting it on. There are concerns about some ingredients, both active and inactive, that you may find in your sunscreen. There’s no doubt you should be lotioning up:…

Is Skin Cancer Cream Worth Taking?

When April Pulliam first treated her chest with the chemotherapy cream Efudex, the itching, burning, seeping sores were to be expected, as the cream activated potentially precancerous spots. The nausea, nagging headaches and fatigue were not. “I was surprised that a cream could make me feel tired and run-down,” the…

Aspirin & Skin Cancer

Aspirin has many benefits and some serious risks. Along with lowering the risk of heart attacks (for men), the USPSTF (US Preventative Task Force) recently indicated that for a specific group of people, those aged between 50 and 70 years of age, aspirin’s benefits for lowering colorectal cancer might be…

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