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Category Archives: Moles + Melanoma

Supporting Skin Cancer Awareness on Melanoma Monday

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Melanoma Monday Is Next Week!

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How Hairstylists Are Helping to Fight Cancer

You think of your hairdresser as saving you from bad hair days. But now, your favorite stylist just may save your life. More than 80 percent of the most common types of skin cancers — squamous cell carcinomas and basal … Continue reading

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How to Examine Your Skin

The American Academy of Dermatology (AAD) has a wonderful guide for skin cancer self-examination, called the Body Mole Map. It teaches you how to examine your skin, what to look for in moles, and how to chart them. Click here … Continue reading

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Skin Care Resolutions for 2012

I resolve to incorporate an alpha-hydroxy acid product into my regimen, whether it be a cleanser like Glytone Mild Gel Wash or a cream like SkinMedica 15% AHA/BHA Cream, 2-3 times per week. This will help keep me glowing and … Continue reading

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Isn’t it time you got that spot checked?

Fall is a great time to think about visiting your dermatologist for a total body skin check. Did you know that you can develop skin cancers in your scalp, mouth, or other places where the sun doesn’t shine? Annual skin … Continue reading

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