Category Archives: Skin Cancer

The Coppertone Girl Has Gone the Way of the Marlboro Man

If you’re a certain age, you probably remember two advertising icons, the Marlboro Man and the Coppertone Girl. The Marlboro Man represented the masculine Western mentality, including smoking unfiltered cigarettes.  The actual actor who portrayed the Marlboro Man died of lung cancer. Enough said.  During the same time, the Coppertone Girl was a young girl […]


The Good and Bad of Sun Exposure

Now that we’ve made to the calm warmth of summer after this weirdest spring of all time, we all like to get out and soak up a little sun. The human body needs sun to create vitamin D, which it does when it receives unprotected sun exposure. The process is pretty slick. During exposure to […]


Your ABCs Weren’t Just for Elementary School

While you may have learned a song about learning your ABCs where you were in elementary school, now that you’re an adult there’s another ABC reference you need to be aware of — the signs of skin cancer. It’s easy to assume that since we’re not exactly near a beach here next to the Mississippi […]


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