Tag Archives: sun exposure

The importance of skin and how it ages

Skin is considered the largest organ on the human body and accounts for an average of 8 pounds and spans 22 square feet.  It’s composed of cells, nerves and glands that protect us from damage and infection. Skin regulates body … Continue reading

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Myths about sun exposure

We all know that sun exposure is the greatest risk factor associated in the development of skin cancer. There are also some very common misconceptions about sun exposure. We take a look at a few of these below. Myth: Achieving … Continue reading

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Types of skin cancer

Chances are someone you know has had skin cancer at some point in his or her lifetime. In fact, skin cancer is the most common form of human cancers, affecting more than two million Americans each year, according to the … Continue reading

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