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Eileen Bailey

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Are You Addicted to Sunlight?

You only need to head to the beach on a sunny, summer day to see a multitude of people enjoying the sunshine. This is despite all of the evidence that the UV rays from the sun increase our risk of skin cancer and prematurely age our skin. Over and over we are advised to stay out of the sun during the bright sunlight of the afternoon. But, for the... Read moreChevron
posted 07/21/2014, comments (0)|
Eileen Bailey

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Why Do You Need Vitamin D?

When talking about sun protection, the topic of Vitamin D often comes up. Your body manufactures Vitamin D when exposed to the sun. Some people believe that it is important to get some sun exposure on a daily or regular basis to increase levels of the vitamin in your body. Many others believe that it is better to protect your skin from skin cancer... Read moreChevron
posted 07/15/2014, comments (0)|
Eileen Bailey

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Using Lymphoseek to Determine if Cancer Has Spread to the Lymph Nodes

When skin cancer spreads from the original location to other areas in your body, it travels through the lymph nodes. Lymph nodes are located throughout your body and work to help fight infections and filter out toxins from your bloodstream. When cancer reaches the lymph nodes, it can grow there, causing the cancer to be spread to other areas in... Read moreChevron
posted 07/09/2014, comments (0)|
Eileen Bailey

Eileen Bailey, Health Guide

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How Many of These Sunscreen Mistakes Do You Make?

You might put on sunscreen regularly. You might take extra steps to make sure you protect your skin from the sun’s harmful rays. But despite all your precautions, you might not be protecting yourself as well as you can. There are a number of common mistakes people make when using sunscreen. How many of them do you make?   You apply your... Read moreChevron
posted 07/02/2014, comments (0)|
Eileen Bailey

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People of Color Are Not Immune to Skin Cancer

One of the many myths surrounding skin cancer is that people of color don’t get it. While it is true their risk is lower, it is not true that people of color are safe and never need to worry about skin cancer. Unfortunately, as this myth continues, more and more people will die because they never bothered to seek help from a doctor for skin... Read moreChevron
posted 06/24/2014, comments (0)|

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