-- Mary Elizabeth Dallas
SUNDAY, May 6 (HealthDay News) -- Adults and children should be
screened routinely for changes in the appearance of their skin,
Mount Sinai Medical Center researchers point out that regular
visits to the dermatologist are just as important as trips to the
dentist because they can provide clues as to what's going on
outside as well as inside the body.
One in five Americans will develop some form of skin cancer
during their lifetime, the Mount Sinai doctors cautioned. Although
skin cancer is one of the most common types of cancer, it's also
one of the most preventable, they noted in a center news
In honor of Skin Cancer Awareness Month and Melanoma Day on
Monday, May 7, the experts offered the following advice on skin
Sunscreens will have new U.S. Food and Drug
Administration-mandated labels beginning June 18, the experts
noted. So, when looking for sunscreen, be sure its label has the
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