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Skin Cancer Foundation Seal of Recommendation
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Skin Cancer Foundation - The Seal of Recommendation is granted to products which meet stringent criteria for sun protection. Sunscreens, sunglasses, cosme...Show more Skin Cancer Foundation - The Seal of Recommendation is granted to products which meet stringent criteria for sun protection. Sunscreens, sunglasses, cosmetics and clothing, as well as specially coated window film and laundry detergent which adds sun protection, are also included. Show less
Find a Dermatologist
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American Academy of Dermatology (AAD) - Dermatologists specialize in treating conditions affecting the skin, hair and nails. The AAD is the largest association for dermatologist group in the United States. American Academy of Dermatology (AAD) - Dermatologists specialize in treating conditions affecting the skin, hair and nails. The AAD is the largest association for dermatologist group in the United States. Show less
American Academy of Dermatology (AAD)
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Dermatologists are physicians who specialize in treating skin, hair, nail and mucous membranes such as the lining inside the mouth. The AAD represents vir...Show more Dermatologists are physicians who specialize in treating skin, hair, nail and mucous membranes such as the lining inside the mouth. The AAD represents virtually all practicing dermatologists in the United States. The site includes a Find a Dermatologist function. Show less
Skin Cancer Foundation
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An advocacy and education organization, the Skin Cancer Foundation site includes publications aiming at increasing understanding of skin cancer and how to treat and prevent it. An advocacy and education organization, the Skin Cancer Foundation site includes publications aiming at increasing understanding of skin cancer and how to treat and prevent it. Show less
Medicines and You: A Guide for Older Adults
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U.S. Food and Drug Administration - Suggestions regarding the safe use of medicines, including questions to ask your doctor, and tips on how to cut medici...Show more U.S. Food and Drug Administration - Suggestions regarding the safe use of medicines, including questions to ask your doctor, and tips on how to cut medicine costs. Check out the whole section of the FDA website devoted to consumers for other useful articles and resources, including how to report a bad reaction to a medicine, and how to protect yourself from health fraud. Show less
Ten Things Every Senior Should Know About Doctor-Patient Communication
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SeniorNet - Doctors and patients can sometimes be on different wavelengths. This article provides practical tips on how to prepare for an effective medical appointment. SeniorNet - Doctors and patients can sometimes be on different wavelengths. This article provides practical tips on how to prepare for an effective medical appointment. Show less
Online Health Information: Can You Trust It?
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National Institute on Aging, National Institutes of Health - Tips for finding reliable health information. National Institute on Aging, National Institutes of Health - Tips for finding reliable health information. Show less
MedlinePlus Guide to Healthy Web Surfing
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National Library of Medicine and the National Institutes of Health - This article provides consumer tips for evaluating the quality of health information on Web sites. National Library of Medicine and the National Institutes of Health - This article provides consumer tips for evaluating the quality of health information on Web sites. Show less
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