Wednesday, August 09, 2006

npr: african-americans and skin cancer myths

Skin Cancer Myths and the African-American Community is a very funny but serious commentary about the great misunderstanding and ignorance that persists among blacks about their risk for skin cancer. Although African-Americans have more melanin than most, they are not immune from the risk of developing skin cancer. For light-skinned individuals and dark-skinned alike, protection of their skin from overexposure in the Sun is important to overall health.

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