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May Is Melanoma Awareness Month

After the long winter, it’s not a surprise everyone is gearing up to enjoy some fun outdoors this summer. Before heading out to catch some rays, think about protecting your skin.

05/19/2014

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Wildlife Expert Ron Magill Opens Up About Skin Cancer Diagnosis

You can count on wildlife expert and Zoo Miami spokesman Ron Magill for three things: Having some kind of wild creature in his arms, or around his neck, speaking excitedly about animals, and being outside in the sun.

12/12/2013

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The Risks Of Sun Exposure And How To Protect Your Skin This Summer

Now that sun exposure is considered a cancer risk on the same level with tobacco and asbestos, it’s time to get serious about protecting yourself.

06/03/2013

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Tattoos May Hide Signs Of Skin Cancer

Many studies have been done in recent years looking for a possible link between tattoos and skin cancer.

CBS Miami–05/28/2013

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FDA Proposes Changes For Tanning Beds

Teens who prefer to tan inside rather than make use of the Miami sun may see a change if a Food and Drug Administration’s proposal gets approved.

CBS Miami–05/07/2013

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Study: Some Eco-Friendly Light Bulbs May Put Health At Risk

Every time you turn on the lights, you may be putting yourself at risk, according to a disturbing new study.

CBS4–01/02/2013

Dolphins Home Opener Features Free Skin Cancer Screenings

Before the Dolphins’ home opener Sunday, fans were offered free skin cancer screenings. For the Dolphins, the cancer hits close to home.

CBS Miami–09/16/2012

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Fighting Skin Cancer With Food

Preventing skin cancer is vitally important especially for those who live in sunny South Florida. We already know skin cancer and premature skin aging from the sun are preventable with sunscreen but you can also prevent it by eating the right foods.

CBS4–06/22/2011

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May Is Skin Cancer Awareness Month

In South Florida we are spoiled by with beautiful weather year round and seemingly endless days of sunshine. But those perks come with a major health risk – skin cancer.

CBS4–05/17/2011