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Sunglasses aren’t just for your comfort—and their protecting you from more than you think. Over summer and everyday it’s important to protect and support your eye health! Start with sunglasses, then incorporate antioxidant rich foods (or a supplement) into your diet. Did you know your eyes can get sunburned? I bet as a kid (if […]

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You don’t have to be outside very long to be at risk of sunburn, and it doesn’t matter too much where you live, what your skin color is, or even what time of year it is. Sunburns have long-term health consequences, and can happen to anyone, anywhere, so be sure to know how to prevent […]

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This month, everyone is writing about skin health, using sunscreen, and watching for bad moles (ones that get bigger, uneven, change color, or hurt), but don’t forget your eyes! Your eyes can get sunburnt, too. Worst case scenario, you can even get a melanoma in them! Don’t forget some nice big sunglasses (regardless of what’s […]

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Just in time for warmer weather! A new study has found that taking aspirin daily reduced women’s risk of melanoma by more than 20%. The longer they’d been taking aspirin, the less likely they were to develop melanomas in old age. This is just the latest in a long line of studies that show a […]

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Skin Cancer is one disease that can be prevented, but according to a recent CDC report many people—young adults in particular—continue to ignore advice about preventing UV radiation from creating melanomas. Tanning, in particular, is being attributed as a twenty-something vice that may lead to an increase in future skin cancers. Once marketed as safe, […]

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