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8/18/2011 8:37:39 AM
Sun Safety for Your Skin
The dog days of summer are here. Despite the heat, it’s still great to be outdoors, but whenever I set eyes on sunburned shoulders or bright red faces, I cringe—not just because it must be painful, but also because sunburns seem to be a risk factor for developing skin malignancies down the road. You may have heard that skin cancers are on the rise. Of the three types of skin malignancies, melanoma is the most dangerous. While fortunately it’s the least common of skin cancers, it accounts for about three-quarters of skin cancer deaths. So how does one recognize an early melanoma? When it comes to moles, remember ABCDE:  A for...
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Categories: From our Experts, Body
8/16/2011 7:39:09 AM
Pregnancy Awareness Sponsorship & Twitter Party!
A strong support system of family, friends, community and coworkers is crucial to the well-being of new moms and moms-to-be, and to her baby’s well-being as well. That’s why this month we are proud to partner with Pregnancy Awareness, an organization that was created by Anna Getty and Alisa Donner to empower, inspire and build a community of support for expectant and new moms and their families.In a recent blog she wrote on PregnancyAwareness.com about her first experience with Weleda products, Alisa sums up the power friends can have in the lives of new moms. After she brought her newborn daughter home from the hospital, a friend came by...
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Categories: Baby, Parenting