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Vitamin D Deficiency and Sunscreens

…What About Sunscreen? I used to recommend sunscreen year-round, but not anymore. First of all, sunscreens can contribute to 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…

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8 Ways to Prevent Tick-Borne Illnesses

…yourself—including your hair—for ticks. For young children, it’s easier to spot ticks during their bath. 4. Add a few drops of eucalyptus oil to your sunscreen since ticks hate the scent. 5. Apply Neem oil to your skin. This natural insecticide product from India repels over 200 insects, including ticks.…

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6 Ways to Protect Yourself from UV Dangers

…visually scan your whole body. If you have a history of skin cancer, discuss it with your dermatologist. * Avoid suntan lotions, sun blocks, and sunscreens: their nano-sized chemicals can act like xeno-estrogens, alter DNA, and even cause cancer. * Take a tip from the lifeguards—use zinc oxide on your…

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Indoor Tanning is Risky Business

…health. Now it’s your turn: Do you worry about skin cancer? You May Also Be Interested In: * How Your Diet Can Protect You from Cancer * Winter, Sunscreens, and Your Health

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