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How to protect your skin over summer

Every year in Australia, skin cancers account for about 80 per cent of all newly diagnosed cancers, and most are caused by exposure to the sun. General practitioner and medical director at HealthShare Dr Jill Gamberg said ultraviolet rays (including UVA and UVB rays) from the sun can cause skin damage in as little as 15… Read More »

Aussies slack on skin cancer checkups

Jade Custance never spent time as a teenager lying in the sun trying to get a tan. “I didn’t go out sunbaking. I’m blonde, fair-skinned, I don’t tan,” the 37-year-old told AAP. “Growing up I’d been sunburnt here or there but not any more than anyone else I would think.” But after having 13 potentially… Read More »