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Tips to stay safe in the sun: from sunscreen to sunglasses

Sun safety is always in season. It’s important to protect your skin from sun damage throughout the year, no matter the weather. Why? Sun exposure...

This common drug may protect you from skin cancer

In a recent study published in Cancer Prevention Research, researchers found that an oral drug used to treat neuromuscular diseases could also help prevent...

Protecting yourself from the heat and sun

After a long winter cooped up, the arrival of sunny days can make you eager to be outside. Getting outdoors can be good for...

How to check your nails for common skin cancer

When checking the body for signs of skin cancer, many people may only think to check their skin. However, board-certified dermatologists from the American Academy...

1 in 3 Americans lacks a basic understanding of skin cancer

In a new survey from the American Academy of Dermatology (AAD), researchers found that one-third of Americans lack a basic understanding of sun safety...

Widely used blood pressure may increase skin cancer risk

In a new study, researchers found that for people who take certain blood pressure medications, those drugs can increase their sensitivity to the sun's...

This common drug may help prevent skin cancer

In a new study from the Ohio State University, researchers found that an oral drug used to treat neuromuscular diseases could also help prevent...

This hormone in men linked to higher skin cancer risk

Melanoma skin cancer is the fifth most common cancer in the UK, with around 16,200 people diagnosed each year. And in the last decade, the...

Widely used high blood pressure drug linked to skin cancer in older people

High blood pressure is a chronic illness affecting more than a third of Australians over the age of 18. If left untreated, the disease can...

This fruit could protect against sun damage to your skin

In a new study, researchers found that grapes may help protect against damage to the skin caused by the sun's ultraviolet radiation in healthy...