Skin-Cancer

Did you mean: Significance

Is Your Sunscreen Causing Skin Cancer?

…stay out in the sun longer without burning—and increasing our exposure to harmful UVA rays. No wonder over the last 30 years the incidence of skin cancer in the United States is accelerating despite our increased use of sunscreens. I’ve been warning about this for years, and finally last week the…

Read More

8 Ways to Avoid Colorectal Cancer

Up until the last few years, colorectal cancer was thought to be at least 90 percent preventable, if you get regular colonoscopies. That’s because colon cancer begins as a polyp, which can be removed during a colonoscopy before it can become cancerous. But a large-scale Canadian study found that…

Read More

Season Your Way to Better Heart Health

…It's a great source of sulfur, an important antioxidant. * Rosemary — Rosemary contains carnosol, an antioxidant important for the prevention of skin cancer. * Oregano — A natural COX-2 inhibitor and anti-inflammatory, similar to a nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drug (NSAID) but without the potential…

Read More

6 Ways to Protect Yourself from UV Dangers

…the “fishing look” that I have been sporting since I had dermatology procedures on my face in November, 2010. You see, my fair Irish mom had skin cancer: basal and squamous cell carcinoma when she was in her sixties that required extensive surgery. Later in life, mom also developed bowel cancer. So…

Read More

Indoor Tanning is Risky Business

…tendency to develop skin cancer, I always want to know the pros and cons for my lifestyle choices. So, here are some stats on indoor tanning that you should know about, should you enjoy the winter mood boost they can provide as much as my own wife used to. * 17,000 cases of skin cancer annually are attributed…

Read More

Vitamin D Deficiency and Sunscreens

skin cancer. Cases of skin cancer on the rise, and the widespread use of sunscreens is partially to blame. That’s because many sunscreens protect you against UVB rays, but still let the harmful cancer-causing UVA rays reach your skin. So, sunscreens give you a false sense of protection from skin cancer.…

Read More

How To Avoid Age Spots and Sun Damage to Skin

Do you have age spots? Those large freckles or brown spots on the back of your hands or other areas of the skin are the result of free radical damage to skin cells, particularly collagen and underlying connective tissue. Foods To Eat in Age Spot Treatment The good news is that a high intake of…

Read More