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Prevent skin cancer

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How to prevent skin cancer

To prevent skin cancer, you need to protect your skin from the sun year-round. Here’s what dermatologists recommend.

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Infant sun protection: How to keep your baby safe

Do you know how to protect your baby’s sensitive skin from the sun? Follow these simple tips from dermatologists.

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How to apply sunscreen

Sunscreen can protect your skin against skin cancer and premature aging. However, it is not as effective unless it's applied correctly. Follow these tips from board-certified dermatologists when applying sunscreen.

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10 surprising facts about indoor tanning

Fact: Tanning beds are not safer than the sun. To protect your health, here are 9 other facts you need to know about indoor tanning.

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Is sunscreen safe?

Misinformation about sunscreen is common. Here you’ll get the facts about its safety.