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Skin Cancer: Prevention
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Mayo Clinic - Excellent tips on how to prevent the development of skin cancer. Mayo Clinic - Excellent tips on how to prevent the development of skin cancer. Show less
Skin Examinations
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SkinCancerNet, American Academy of Dermatology - This site explains how to perform a self-examination of the body and what to look for. Includes a Body Mole Map and links to more visual guides. SkinCancerNet, American Academy of Dermatology - This site explains how to perform a self-examination of the body and what to look for. Includes a Body Mole Map and links to more visual guides. Show less
Check Your Local UV Index Forecast
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National Weather Service and Environmental Protection Agency - Type in your zip code or city and state and find out the UV index forecast for today. National Weather Service and Environmental Protection Agency - Type in your zip code or city and state and find out the UV index forecast for today. Show less
Vitamin D Fact Sheet: Don't Seek the Sun. Top Reasons to Get Vitamin D from Your Diet
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American Academy of Dermatology - Vitamin D derived from food and supplements provides the same benefits as vitamin D obtained from UV exposure, without the danger of skin cancer. American Academy of Dermatology - Vitamin D derived from food and supplements provides the same benefits as vitamin D obtained from UV exposure, without the danger of skin cancer. Show less
Itchy Skin (Pruritus): Lifestyle and Home Remedies
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Mayo Clinic - A short discussion of self-care techniques to sooth itchy skin. Mayo Clinic - A short discussion of self-care techniques to sooth itchy skin. Show less
Cancer Support Community San Francisco Bay Area
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This organization offers services, support groups and special programs free of charge at its two locations in Mountain View and Walnut Creek. This organization offers services, support groups and special programs free of charge at its two locations in Mountain View and Walnut Creek. Show less
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