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# Skin Cancer

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# Health
Melanoma Awareness Month: 100 people die of melanoma every year in Ireland
Ireland has one of the highest skin cancer rates in the world – and the number of diagnoses is rising alongside the mortality rate.
# Cancer
Public urged to recognise signs of potentially fatal - but preventable - melanoma
Irish young people tend to be affected more by potentially fatal skin cancer, the rates of which are increasing.
# Sunbeds
794 people die each year in Europe from sunbed-induced skin cancer - research
Women account for most of the melanoma cases related to sunbeds, according to the British Medical Journal.
# scorchio
GALLERY: 13 of the worst sunburn pictures we could find
If you’re annoyed about being at work and not getting to enjoy the sun, at least you’re not risking a burn like this…
# Cancer
100 deaths from melanoma every year in Ireland
Melanoma Awareness Month is this month. Experts warn that excessive sun exposure causes 90 per cent of all skin cancer cases, so sunscreen and shade is a must in the summer sun.
# Sunbeds
California bans underage use of tanning beds
Governor Jerry Brown signs a law which prohibits under-18s from using a tanning bed – raising the age threshold from 14.
# Ozone Layer
Arctic ozone layer now disappearing faster than ever
New readings from the UN show that the layer of ozone over the Arctic had its worst winter ever, with record depletion.
# Summer
It's officially impossible to get a decent tan