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Useful information on skin cancer, melanoma, skin moles, and how to keep your skin healthy. For medical information about skin cancer, check our library.

Why good health starts with your skin

People are getting older and older, when we are looking at previous generations. Reasons for that may be found in science and medicine, but people are also more aware of their own health. We are looking after ourselves in the way we live, eat our food and exercise. And good health starts with your skin. Why is that?

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Melanoma most common cancer for young people

Melanoma, and other forms of skin cancer are generally considered ‘something you are most exposed to when you’re older’, which is a misconception. In fact, melanoma is the first (or second) most common cancer for young people. Read further for information about melanoma for your people.

6 steps to skin damage

6 steps to skin damage from the sun

There may be nothing new under the sun, but the level of UVB radiation reaching us from the sun is new every day. UVB causes tanning and sunburn as well as being responsible for freckles, age spots, moles and ultimately skin cancers such as deadly melanomas. While UVA levels remain constant in all environmental conditions, UVB levels vary according to the circumstances. Here are 6 steps to skin damage from the sun.