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What Causes Skin Cancer and How Do I Know its Cancer?

What causes skin cancer you say? The first thing that pops into people’s head is sun exposure. The truth is, indeed the main cause for skin cancer is excess exposure to Ultraviolet radiation, not only from the sun but also artificial ones such as those from tanning beds. Skin cancer is actually the most common cancer and if detected early enough the most treatable.

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MRSA – What is it and How Can You Prevent It?

At first glance, MRSA may look like it could belong to NASA’s space program as a space ship in search of a new planet or solar system. Actually, MRSA is an acronym but it doesn’t stand for anything as magnificent as space travel. MRSA stands for Methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus and is a bacterium that causes infections in different parts of the body and is more difficult to treat than regular strands of staphylococcus aureus. This is due to its ability to resist most antibiotics such as methicillin, amoxicillin, penicillin and oxacillin. Continue reading