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#Skin Cancer

# skin-cancer - Tuesday 30 April, 2013

Melanoma Awareness Month: 100 people die of melanoma every year in Ireland
# Health
# Health

Melanoma Awareness Month: 100 people die of melanoma every year in Ireland

Apr 30th 2013, 9:18 AM 11,059 Views 36 Comments

Ireland has one of the highest skin cancer rates in the world – and the number of diagnoses is rising alongside the mortality rate.

# skin-cancer - Thursday 22 November, 2012

Public urged to recognise signs of potentially fatal - but preventable - melanoma
# Cancer
# Cancer

Public urged to recognise signs of potentially fatal - but preventable - melanoma

Nov 22nd 2012, 6:30 AM 11,319 Views 5 Comments

Irish young people tend to be affected more by potentially fatal skin cancer, the rates of which are increasing.

# skin-cancer - Wednesday 25 July, 2012

794 people die each year in Europe from sunbed-induced skin cancer - research
# Sunbeds
# Sunbeds

794 people die each year in Europe from sunbed-induced skin cancer - research

Jul 25th 2012, 12:41 PM 4,270 Views 23 Comments

Women account for most of the melanoma cases related to sunbeds, according to the British Medical Journal.

# skin-cancer - Monday 28 May, 2012

GALLERY: 13 of the worst sunburn pictures we could find
# Scorchio
From The Daily Edge
# Scorchio

GALLERY: 13 of the worst sunburn pictures we could find

May 28th 2012, 2:00 PM 26,832 Views 21 Comments

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…

# skin-cancer - Tuesday 8 May, 2012

100 deaths from melanoma every year in Ireland
# Cancer
# Cancer

100 deaths from melanoma every year in Ireland

May 8th 2012, 10:07 AM 3,773 Views 2 Comments

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.

# skin-cancer - Tuesday 11 October, 2011

California bans underage use of tanning beds
# Sunbeds
From The Daily Edge
# Sunbeds

California bans underage use of tanning beds

Oct 11th 2011, 4:25 PM 545 Views 11 Comments

Governor Jerry Brown signs a law which prohibits under-18s from using a tanning bed – raising the age threshold from 14.

# skin-cancer - Tuesday 5 April, 2011

Arctic ozone layer now disappearing faster than ever
# Ozone Layer
# Ozone Layer

Arctic ozone layer now disappearing faster than ever

Apr 5th 2011, 2:45 PM 1,389 Views 0 Comments

New readings from the UN show that the layer of ozone over the Arctic had its worst winter ever, with record depletion.

# skin-cancer - Tuesday 3 August, 2010

It's officially impossible to get a decent tan
# Summer
From The Daily Edge
# Summer

It's officially impossible to get a decent tan

Aug 3rd 2010, 2:09 PM 75 Views 0 Comments