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Heatwave for Southern California – Have a Sun Safe Weekend

Los Angeles, CA – The heat wave across Southern California will continue today amid temperatures in the high 90s and low 100s, “An upper level ridge of high pressure will build over the area this weekend, setting the stage for … Continue reading

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Can Frequent Flying Raise Melanoma Risk?

Airline pilots and cabin crews appear to develop melanoma at significantly higher rates, when compared with the general population, a new evaluation of previously conducted studies shows. The lead author of the new analysis, Dr. Susana Ortiz-Urda, co-director of the … Continue reading

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Could the Cure for Cancer be Found in the Cat Box?

According to recent reports there is a bacteria inside the digestive tract of felines (house cats) that loves to eat cancer cells. T. gondiiis a single-celled parasite that is most often found in a cat’s intestines, but it can live … Continue reading

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Wondering How To Choose The Best Size Sunny Sleevez? Check This Helpful Video Guide To Measuring Correctly

Watch this short video to learn how to measure your arm for the best fitting sun sleeves, how to put on Sunny Sleevez and how to use the adjustable band for the best sun protection. The sun that gives us … Continue reading

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Uh oh – Bad Idea Ellen

I like Ellen, I like her show but I just saw this invitation on the show’s website and think it really sends the wrong message. “Send Us Your Bad Sunburn Photos!” I know this is meant in the spirit of … Continue reading

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Skin Cancer Awareness Month -Find Out Which Household Items Can Help Detect Skin Cancer

May is Skin Cancer Awareness Month and despite sunscreen sales being higher than ever before so are skin cancer rates,  more than two million Americans each year are diagnosed, a number that is rising rapidly. The good news  is it’s … Continue reading

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HOW LONG UNTIL YOU BURN – What’s Your Skin Type?

People with fair skin are more likely to sunburn than are people with dark skin. That’s because people with darker skin have more melanin, which offers some protection from sunburn but not from UV-induced skin damage. Skin color is determined … Continue reading

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