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What We’re Grateful for at The Skin Cancer Foundation

As we rake leaves, dig out our mothers’ pie recipes or make travel plans for Thanksgiving, it’s a good time to remember that feeling grateful is not just good for our mental health. Studies suggest it may also help improve heart health, lower blood pressure and reduce inflammation.

3 Reasons Why Your Sunscreen Isn’t Working

From application mistakes to old products, there are sneaky ways your sunscreen can go from effective to inadequate. Learn three common reasons your sunscreen isn’t performing.

Get Your Skin Examined!

Have you had a doctor check your skin for signs of skin cancer this year? Have you ever had a skin exam? Be honest; we won’t judge.

Men: What’s Under That Beard?

It could be skin cancer, says Ali Hendi, MD, a dermatologist and skin cancer specialist in the Washington, DC, area. And because they’re hidden, these skin cancers often aren’t detected early, when they have the highest chance for minimal treatment and a cure.

Celebrities and Skin Cancer – They’re Just Like Us

Given the prevalence of skin cancer in the United States, it’s not surprising that so many celebrities have had the disease. In fact, one out of every five Americans is going to get skin cancer. In our very own “Just Like Us” feature, we share somecelebrities you may not realize have had the world’s most common cancer.

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