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If You Have been diagnosed or may have Skin Cancer

4 min read - Skin cancer is the abnormal growth of skin cells which most often develops on skin exposed to the sun. But this common form of cancer can also occur on areas of your skin not ordinarily exposed to sunlight. Skin cancer develops primarily on areas of sun-exposed skin, including the scalp, face, lips, ears, neck, chest, arms and hands, and on the legs in women. But it can also form on ...

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May is Skin Cancer Awareness Month

... on type of cancer in the United States. Ultraviolet (UV) radiation from the sun is the main cause of skin cancer. UV damage can also cause wrinkles and blotches or spots on your skin. The good news is that ...read more

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May is Skin Cancer Awareness Month

... on type of cancer in the United States. Ultraviolet (UV) radiation from the sun is the main cause of skin cancer. UV damage can also cause wrinkles and blotches or spots on your skin. The good news is that ...read more

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Cervical cancer risk factors

... en who contract HPV clear the virus or have treatment so the abnormal cells are removed. HPV is a skin infection, spread through skin-to-skin contact with a person who has the virus. Learn about the ...read more

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Eat Your Way to Clear, Healthy Skin

... accurate than you think. There are many factors that contribute to the clear, glowing, blemish-free skin everyone strives for (including genetics). Some foods—depending on their vitamin, mineral, and an ...read more

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Healthy eating during the holidays

... Saturated fats – These can be found in animal products – such as beef and poultry with the skin – which might be the centerpiece of your festive meal. No need to cut out meat altogether, jus ...read more

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Healthy Diet leads to Healthy skin

... t (http://www.nlm.nih.gov/medlineplus/antioxidants.html) content—can actually help promote healthy skin. We searched the web for meals that contain two or more foods with properties known to protec ...read more

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May is Skin Cancer Awareness month

... barbecues, swimming pools, hiking and biking the list of good times to be had goes on and on. May is skin cancer awareness month and it serves as a reminder to take precautions during the sunnier months. H ...read more

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Healthy Diet leads to Healthy skin

... t (http://www.nlm.nih.gov/medlineplus/antioxidants.html) content—can actually help promote healthy skin. We searched the web for meals that contain two or more foods with properties known to protec ...read more

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Acorn squash can grow on you!

... this point you can also cut the squash further if you don't want to serve them in halves. Leave the skin on and cut into half-moon slices or peel the skin off and cut into large cubes! 3. Dress it up. ...read more

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Essential oils for pain management

... efits of aromatherapy. But some essential oils can also be helpful for pain relief when used on your skin and joints. Here are a few examples: (You can use them separately or combine them to create your ow ...read more

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Pomegranates pack a punch

... y, preclinical studies on animals have shown that eating pomegranate can inhibit the growth of lung, skin, colon, and prostate tumors. Although more research is needed to understand the effects on humans. ...read more

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Keeping mosquitos away

... ased in Portland, Oregon. You can mix this oil with other scents, like lemon, and rub them onto your skin for a minty scent. But peppermint oil is a hot oil which means it can cause a warm sensation when a ...read more

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​ Take care of your tootsies

... h lotion, cream, or petroleum jelly. Don’t put moisturizer between your toes. You want to keep the skin there dry to prevent infection. Avoid wearing tight-fitting shoes. Your shoes shouldn’t hurt ...read more

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Easy way to cool down

... e height of the summer heat is never an easy task. Some experts suggest a simple solution: keep your skin moisturizers in the fridge. Applying cold moisturizer on your forehead, feet or arms in the middle ...read more

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DIY SPF? Homemade Sunscreen

... are plenty of homemade sunscreen recipes on the internet, but few of them will actually protect your skin from cancer-causing UVB and UVA rays. Healthline.com offers this Homemade sunscreen with aloe vera ...read more

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The ABC's of CBD

... my, or inhaled through vaping. It can also be added as an ingredient in such products as lotions and skin patches. There is much about CBD that is still unknown. It has largely gone unstudied because, u ...read more

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Not all chocolate is created equal

... e and improve vascular function, improve cognitive function, and even provides UV protection for our skin. Note there are many counter-arguments to this research. Dark chocolate has a higher proportion of ...read more

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Walk barefoot on the grass

... ps to decrease stress level by 62 percent. Keeps Feet Healthy When you walk bare feet, the skin of the feet is stretched and kept relaxed. The muscles, ligaments, and tendons in the feet ...read more

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Hot Chilies can burn away pain

... imes a day for 3 to 4 weeks. About 40 percent of people who try this experience stinging, burning or skin redness at first, but these effects fade as capsaicin desensitizes nerves. More uses: Next ti ...read more

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Have a Peachy Day!

... Peaches have also been attributed to: Aid in digestion Improve Heart Health Help protect skin Help prevent cancer May reduce allergy symptoms Know more: https://www.healthline.com/n ...read more

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When did you last have a date?

... t comes to keeping our bones healthy and preventing conditions such as osteoporosis. 5. Improves skin The vitamins C and D works on your skin's elasticity, and also keeps your skin smooth. Plus, if ...read more

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It’s bath time!

... cool baths can reduce inflammation and help ease aches and pains. Bathing helps to detoxify the skin by removing dead skin and old medications that have built up. Bathing relieves inflammation an ...read more

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Color Therapy

... ulbs of no more than 500 watts. With color therapy equipment, the colored light can be shone on your skin as well using modern and sometimes high-tech equipment that allows the hue and intensity of the col ...read more

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What Is Homeopathy?

... s depression, stress and anxiety. allergies, such as food allergies. dermatitis (an allergic skin condition) arthritis. high blood pressure. Homeopaths believe that the lower the dose, t ...read more

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Aromatherapy

... -good brain chemicals like serotonin. Some experts think that when you put essential oils on your skin, they cause a response in your skin and other parts of your body, like your joints. While aromat ...read more

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Acupuncture

... t can treat more complicated issues like digestive disorders, infertility, menstrual irregularities, skin problems as well as pain and stress relief. Consulting with your physician should be the first step ...read more

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