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Blogs by Ali Venosa

Ali is the Marketing Communications Manager for The Skin Cancer Foundation. She is originally from Upstate New York, but relocated to Manhattan after graduating from Lehigh University. Prior to joining the Foundation in 2016, Ali worked as a health and science journalist, covering everything from neuroscience to fitness fads. When she’s not writing about sun protection and skin cancer, she’s probably reading a fantasy novel, sampling the pasta at a local restaurant or planning her next trip.

Actress Ariana Madix On Why Early Detection Matters

After a scary experience with melanoma, actress and author, Ariana Madix is using her platform to make a change. She wants you to know that getting a skin exam could save your life — just like it may have saved hers.

Indoor Tanning Legislation: Here’s Where We Stand

When you consider the dangers of indoor tanning, it’s difficult to believe the practice is still legal for anyone, let alone children. Ultraviolet (UV) radiation is a proven human carcinogen, and more than 419,000 cases of skin cancer in the U.S. each year are linked to indoor tanning. Yet we know that teenagers around the country are still using UV tanning beds.

Is Basal Cell Carcinoma Serious? Let’s Ask Hugh Jackman.

Hugh Jackman knows about skin cancer: the Australian actor has posted photos and video about his skin cancer surgeries. He also urges his fans to protect against the sun’s harmful rays and get checked by a dermatologist. Take a cue from Hugh!

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