Skin Cancer

Posted on May 31st, 2012 by Ashley Howland  |  No Comments »

Is Melanoma Sexist?

Melanoma is one of only three cancers with an increasing mortality rate for men, along with liver cancer and esophageal cancer. skincancer.org

Melanoma is one of only three cancers with an increasing mortality rate for men, along with liver cancer and esophageal cancer. skincancer,org In Texas, 1 in 3 people will get skin cancer in their lifetime. So, chances are, if you live in Texas long enough, you or someone you know will get skin cancer. It’s […]

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Posted on May 5th, 2012 by Ashley Howland  |  No Comments »

Skin Cancer: Slip! Slop! Slap … and Wrap!

WRAP on sunglasses for UV protection.

May is Skin Cancer Awareness Month, so far be it from us to not make you aware. Being aware is one thing, putting that awareness into action is something different entirely. Putting it into action is up to you! So thanks to our friends at the America Cancer Society we’ve decided to help you remember […]

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Posted on April 28th, 2012 by Ashley Howland  |  No Comments »

Reducing Your Risk of Melanoma with Vitamin A

Carrots are a great source of Vitamin A

Load up on your carrots and sweet potatoes because they are a great source of Vitamin A. And the correct dose of Vitamin A provides many benefits. It boosts the immune system, keeps your skin healthy and is especially important in your body’s fight against viruses. Stroke victims with high levels of Vitamin A in their […]

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Posted on April 2nd, 2012 by Ashley Howland  |  No Comments »

6 Steps to Cut Your Cancer Risk

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I’ve never met anyone who wants to have cancer. Personally, I’d rather not get cancer but I’m just smart enough to realize I have only some control over that. There are a few steps we can all take to cut our risk of getting cancer. It’s really not that difficult. See for yourself: Step 1. […]

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Posted on March 31st, 2012 by Ashley Howland  |  No Comments »

Could your manicure cause cancer?

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If you’ve ever gotten a manicure just to chip your polish a few minutes later, you know how frustrating the short-lifespan of manicures can be. Most women can relate, which is why the new gel manicures are all the rage right now. Gel manicures claim that polish will last for two weeks. The drawback to […]

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Posted on May 7th, 2011 by Ashley Howland  |  No Comments »

Dear “Powder”: It’s okay to be pale

Have you seen this video yet? What a great message! Wouldn’t we all like to have a word with our 16-year-old self? Hindsight is 20/20, right?  This is a clever campaign called “Dear 16-year-old me” created by the David Cornfield Melanoma Fund that’s picking up a lot of steam for skin cancer prevention–a cause I can […]

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