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Taking Care of Skin Burns

June 19, 2013
Taking Care of Skin Burns

There are different reasons why people get skin burn. It can be just because of the sun or direct contact with Fire. Skin burns are evaluated in three different degrees: First-degree Burns, Second and Third- Degree Burn which is considered to be the worst. When you get skin burn, it is important that you know […]


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Choosing Sun Block Lotion

May 15, 2013
Choosing Sun Block Lotion

Putting sun block lotion in your skin, regardless if the sun is out or not, is a must. Sun block lotion is the best protection for your skin whenever you are going outdoors. It protects your skin from the sun’s harmful ultra violet rays and prevent your skin from any damage that the sun might […]

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Butterfly Children

April 20, 2013
Butterfly Children

This fanciful name given to children born with a unique condition comes with its own painful and heartbreaking reality. “Butterfly children” is a name given to infants born with Epidermolysis Bullosa, a condition that causes the absence of proteins that anchor the epidermis to the dermis, and therefore causes the skin to be extremely fragile. […]


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How to Heal from a Skin Biopsy

April 2, 2013
How to Heal from a Skin Biopsy

A skin biopsy is done to check and examine skin tissue to determine whether or not it is cancerous or there is any abnormal skin cells present in you. This medical procedure is done by removing a small sample of skin tissue then processed under a microscope. Skin biopsy can be done in several methods, […]

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Symptoms: Actinic Keratosis

February 20, 2013
Symptoms: Actinic Keratosis

Staying out in the sun for too long is on top of the list of ways to give yourself skin cancer. There’s a very good reason why people working in the field are encouraged to bring their own shade and cover up. Farmers wear wide-brimmed hats and long-sleeved breathable cotton shirts, and so do constructions […]

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Good News for Melanoma Patients

January 22, 2013
Good News for Melanoma Patients

Having Melanoma on your skin is no joke. This skin cancer all starts with a clump of malignant skin cells that spreads and infects other skin cells over a period of time. They can be found mostly on any part of the human body, as well as in unusual places, such as the bowels and […]

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The Benefits of Homemade Sunscreen

December 22, 2012
The Benefits of Homemade Sunscreen

Whether you’re out hiking, playing sports, biking, or having some beach fun, the one iron-clad rule before going out in the sun is to wear sunscreen. Sunscreen is a vital ingredient in protecting yourself against overexposure to the sun’s rays. It’s right up there with big, stylish, floppy hats, visors, umbrellas, and shades. Luckily, there […]

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Skin Cancer Breakthrough

December 10, 2012
Skin Cancer Breakthrough

Everybody has heard of the Genome project, the DNA mapping project that aims to map out the entire human DNA sequence and define/identify all the parts they play in our daily lives. It turns out that there is a specific gene that handles the skin’s response to the Sun’s Ultraviolet rays triggering the tanning process […]

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Tips for Protected Fun in the Sun

November 23, 2012
Tips for Protected Fun in the Sun

Summertime is the perfect time to hit the beach! (Or sometimes, a swimming pool!) Summer is the season where all the bikinis, inflatable pool toys, and scintillating dance tunes come out of storage. Summer evokes popular images from music videos – perfectly round booties, golden sun-tanned skin, and wet looks on ladies all around. Muscled […]

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Marijuana: a Miracle Cure for Skin Cancer?

October 22, 2012
Marijuana: a Miracle Cure for Skin Cancer?

It’s been touted to be a dangerous drug. You can smoke it, drink it in your tea, and drop it on your tongue. Counter-culture advocates fight for it to be taken seriously as a legitimate medical treatment for cancer patients. The ubiquitous image of the five-finger plant can be seen on bandannas, t-shirts, rasta hats, […]

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