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40 min ago | KXLY-TV Spokane

Working 4 You: The sun damage you can't see

We're still enjoying the last month of summer, with plenty of time to get out and enjoy the sunshine, but you may not realize how much damage you could be doing to your skin.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Health, Dermatology

Jim Parsons takes the Ice Bucket Challenge (August 17, 2014)

Critics Slam 'Ice Bucket Challenge' as 'Slacktivism' and 'Stunt Philanthropy'

This Woman Looks Like She's Wearing Makeup. She's Not.

Should the U.S. Capitol Have a POW/MIA Memorial?

1 hr ago | My FOX Chicago

Viral video reveals human skin through ultraviolet lens

Chicago only has a few months of warm and sunny weather each year, and spending time outdoors can feel good after a long winter.

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Related Topix: Cameras, Medicine, Health, Dermatology

4 hrs ago | Mirror.co.uk

A fifth of adults think they can't get sunburnt if they already have a tan

Poll of 2,250 people found that 22% did not believe they could get sunburnt when they already had a tan while 52% did not realise they could get sunburnt through a window More than one in five UK adults do not believe they can get sunburnt if they already have a tan, according to a new survey.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Health

8 hrs ago | Examiner.com

This is how the sun sees you: Viral video shows damaging effects of UV rays

A viral video , seen over 10 million times, answers the question: What does our skin look like in ultraviolet? In other words, what does the sun see after it has converted 120 million tons of matter - per minute - into energy and radiated the earth with dangerous ultraviolet A and ultraviolet B emissions? Writes SkinCancer.org : "Our understanding ... (more)

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11 hrs ago | India.com

Indian Skin and Sunscreen -- A Surprising Realization

I was not thrilled growing up in Pennsylvania. I looked so very different from my blond haired and blue eyed friends, but during high school and college I became quite grateful for my bronzed skin and thought that I was not as prone to burns and skin disease as my friends that were more fair skinned.

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Related Topix: Cancer, Health

11 hrs ago | KRAV-FM Tulsa

Lisa Vanderpump Reveals She Had "Serious" Skin Cancer - Is She OK?

We're thrilled that she's “all clear,” but we're still reeling in shock from the fact that she was silently going through this scary time in her life.

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12 hrs ago | Daily Texan

University researchers further advance cancer research

University researchers announced two significant advances in cancer detection and treatment in August, including a synthetic molecule that may cause cancer cells to self-destruct and an optical device that aids in skin cancer detection.

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Related Topix: Cancer, Medicine, Health, Chemistry, Science

Mon Aug 18, 2014

The Macon Telegraph

Many African-Americans are unaware of a lethal skin cancer that primarily affects dark-skinned people

Betty Jordan, who had a melanoma removed from her left foot five years ago, gets a periodic skin exam at MedStar Washington Hospital Center in Maryland.

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Related Topix: Health, African-American

Examiner.com

Sun Protection is KEY to Anti Aging

Summer is in full swing! Between the summer vacations, lake time and lounging by the pool, it is often easy to forget about protecting your bare skin from the harmful sun.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Health

Newswise

5 Tips for Summer Sun Safety

While everybody needs some sun exposure to produce vitamin D sunburn and excessive ultra violet light exposure can not only cause damage to your skin, but sometimes lead to cancer.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Cancer, Sundown, Bullfrog, Sunscreens (generic)

Mid Devon Star

Lack of awareness prompts concern among skin experts following Britain's holiday heat-wave

New survey results released today by LEO Pharma as part of the Know Your Skin campaign warn that Devon residents might have a dangerous lack of knowledge when it comes to keeping safe in the sun, and that they could be ignoring potential markers for an increased risk of skin cancer.

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Related Topix: Weather, Natural Disasters, Heat Wave, Medicine, Health

Examiner.com

Do dogs get sunburn and how to protect them

Most people love basking in the sun and with all the information about skin cancer, consider protection from the rays.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Health, Rockford, IL

Great Bend Tribune

Video shows - how the sun sees you,' reveals unseen d...

When you look at your face in the mirror, there is likely sun damage lurking under the surface that you can't see.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Health

Sun Aug 17, 2014

Vinton Today

The Dark Side of Sun Exposure

People enjoy the sun. Some have even worshiped it. Sunlight is essential to many living things.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Genetics

Time

Here's What the Sun is Actually Doing to Your Skin

Nearly every living thing on the Earth depends on the Sun-directly or indirectly-for its survival.

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Switched

10 Tips For Treating A Bad Sunburn

You were out on the boat all day, you forgot to reapply sunscreen and before you knew it, you scored a nasty sunburn.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Dermatology, Cancer, Health, Home Gardening, Home, Pain, Advil, Motrin, Nuprin, Ibuprofen (generic)

Sat Aug 16, 2014

Scotsman.com

Cancer patients 'could beat disease with own cells'

AN INNOVATIVE treatment using a patient's own cells to target and destroy cancer is set to be tested by scientists in Scotland.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Health, HIV/AIDS

Fri Aug 15, 2014

WCTI

Fundraiser held for police officer battling skin cancer

People in Greenville gathered Friday to raise money for a Greenville police officer battling melanoma, the most dangerous form of skin cancer.

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CBS Local

Study: UV Radiation May Be Addictive

The study shows some people seem to crave UV radiation, whether from the sun or tanning beds more than others.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Dermatology, Health

Medical Daily

Your Face Under An Ultraviolet Camera And Sunscreen Is Shocking: Why Blocking UV Protects Your Skin

UV cameras show what your skin really looks like under ultraviolet radiation: covered in freckles and spots caused by long-term sun exposure.

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Related Topix: Cameras, Medicine, Health

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