Men’s Health

Common Myths About Skin Cancer

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  People who rarely sunburn will not get cancer. Sunburns are not the only sign of damage to the skin. Any change in color of the skin due to sun exposure, even just a tan, is a sign of damage. Sunburns cause more damage to the skin when they occur, but tanning without getting a sunburn also increases the risk ... Read More »

National Lupus Awareness Month

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  May is National Lupus Awareness Month, calling attention to an autoimmune disease that affects nearly 5 million individuals worldwide. Autoimmune diseases occur when the immune system attacks healthy tissue within the body. In the case of systemic lupus erythematosus (SLE), the immune system attacks many different types of tissue, causing  inflammation and tissue damage throughout the body. What is ... Read More »

Skin Cancer Detection and Prevention Month

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  In their lifetime, 1 out of 5 Americans will develop skin cancer, making it the most common form of cancer in the United States. May is Skin Cancer Detection and Prevention Month, focusing on raising awareness about the main causes of skin cancer, how skin cancer is detected, and how it can be prevented. Each year, more than 5.4 ... Read More »

6 Common Questions About Seasonal Allergies

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  What causes seasonal allergies? Seasonal allergies are most commonly triggered by grass, pollen and mold, because many people are allergic to the pollen and spores released by plants such as grass and mold when they are blooming. When large amounts of pollen and spores are released into the air, people breathe them in while they spend time outside. When ... Read More »