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Person squirting suncreen on their arm. (Photo: Getty Images)

D-I-Why?

Don’t Make Your Own Sunscreen Concerns about chemicals have led do-it-yourselfers to make everything from laundry detergent and soap to deodorant and toothpaste at home using natural ingredients.   As summer begins, the DIY crowd is also whipping up batches of homemade
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Mole Mapper

Melanoma? There’s an iPhone App for That A Bethesda man has developed a new iPhone application that enables users to measure and track their moles by comparing their potential trouble spots over time. Dan E. Webster, a research fellow and cancer biologist at the National
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Only 14.3 percent of men use sunscreen regularly on their face and exposed skin. (Photo: iStock)

Rub It On

Most Americans Don’t Use Sunscreen: Study Exposure to ultraviolet (UV) radiation is the most preventable risk factor for all types of skin cancer, including melanoma. But according to new research published in the Journal of the American Academy of Dermatology, the majority
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