Tag: skin cancer

Decoding Sunscreen Labels

Confused by all those sunscreen tubes and bottles (at least 1,400 products) on the market? Thanks to new federal laws,...

June 28, 2013

Skin Cancer Does Not Discriminate

An aggressive form of skin cancer silenced the living voice of Bob Marley, the legendary reggae star, who died more...

June 21, 2013

Busting the Top 5 Skin Cancer Myths

So you thought you wouldn't get a sunburn on a cloudy day. Or you were under the impression that sunscreens...

May 28, 2013

4 Ways to Protect Your Skin

The National Council on Skin Cancer Prevention declares the Friday before Memorial Day, May 24, as “Don’t Fry Day.”  You’re...

May 24, 2013

Melanoma: Learn Your ABCDs

South Floridians love their beaches, pools and outdoor sports, especially during the spring months when the weather isn’t blazing hot...

May 20, 2013

Understanding Melanoma

As summer approaches, you’re undoubtedly heading outside to take advantage of all the activities that South Florida’s weather has to...

May 14, 2013

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