Tag Archives: melanoma

What do your nails say about your health?!

What do your nails say about your health?!  Nails can be a window into your overall health.  Read on…. Green nail syndrome.  This  may be caused by excessive copper in the body or an infection called Pseudomonas aeruginosa infection of … Continue reading

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How to make winter skin look more radiant?

Skip the tanning salon for a winter “pick-me-up.” Tanning beds are bad news. The beds use bulbs that produce mostly UVA light– a type of radiation that encourages pigment production by damaging skin’s deeper layers. UVA exposure sharply increases the … Continue reading

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Skin cancer. Free Wichita screening.

2 million skin cancer diagnoses in the US each year.  75,000 of those are melanoma (Boo!  Hiss!)  Melanoma accounts for 75% of the skin cancer deaths per the American Cancer Society.  If melanoma is caught (and removed) early, the long-term … Continue reading

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Embarrassed about your pale pasty skin? Get over it.

Wanting a rich, deep tan?  Frequenting a tanning salon?. . . Please don’t.  May has been designated Melanoma/Skin Cancer Detection and Prevention Month.  So, let’s celebrate our natural skin color, whatever color it is. American Academy of Dermatology did an … Continue reading

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