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Protect your eyes!

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Did you know history of tanning?

No one is risk free!

No one is risk free!

Reblogged from txchnologist

Targeting Tumors With Electricity

txchnologist:

by Karin Heineman, Inside Science

The days of summer vacation and fun in the sun may be over for the season, but the hours spent in the sun over the last several months can take a toll on your skin. More than 120,000 new cases of melanoma, a very serious form of skin cancer, are diagnosed in the U.S. each year.

Melanoma is the most dangerous form of skin cancer and if not treated early, can spread through the body.

Now, doctors are using electricity to help kill late-stage melanoma tumors.

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What is your motto for living with melanoma?

What is your motto for living with melanoma?

Sorry you’ve reached an age where getting a tan is more life-threatening than awesome.

Sorry you’ve reached an age where getting a tan is more life-threatening than awesome.

Prevention is better than cure

Prevention is better than cure

The trick to healthy living is making small changes. Take more steps each day, adding fruit to your cereal, having an extra glass of water or saying no to junk food.

The trick to healthy living is making small changes. Take more steps each day, adding fruit to your cereal, having an extra glass of water or saying no to junk food.

Risk factors for melanoma include fair complexion, family history, severe sunburns as a child, and using a tanning bed ten times a year or more before age 30.

Risk factors for melanoma include fair complexion, family history, severe sunburns as a child, and using a tanning bed ten times a year or more before age 30.

Reblogged from erin-nations

Tanning beds are no healthier than sitting in the sun.

Tanning beds are no healthier than sitting in the sun.

3 things to know when buying sunscreen

3 things to know when buying sunscreen

Reblogged from abcworldnews
abcworldnews:

Are you out in the sun this summer? Beware: The Surgeon General issues an urgent skin cancer warning #SGSunSafe

abcworldnews:

Are you out in the sun this summer? Beware: The Surgeon General issues an urgent skin cancer warning #SGSunSafe

Reblogged from thenewrepublic