Tag Archives | skin cancer

Natural, Homemade Sunscreen: More than 70% Don’t Work

Natural, Homemade Sunscreen

    Natural, homemade sunscreen has become tremendously popular , because folks are scared of the chemicals in many conventional sunscreens. But does natural, homemade sunscreen work to prevent sun burns, sun spots or skin cancer? The short answer is No. In my latest Causes Or Cures podcast, I interviewed Dr. Julie Merten who recently […]

Guest Post by Susan Hayes: Mother of Jillian Hayes, her Beautiful Daughter who Died from Melanoma in 2012.

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I’m honored to post a guest blog written by Susan Hayes, the incredible mom of Jillian Hayes. Jillian was a beautiful girl and avid soccer player who was diagnosed  with Stage IV Melanoma in 2010, when she was just a teenager.  When I first started talking to Susan, I said to her, “Your daughter looks […]

A Dr. Eeks’ Undercover Experiment: My Visit to a Public Health Nightmare: The Tanning Salon

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On occasion I like to go undercover and tackle controversial health and wellness issues.  In this blog, I pretend I’m going to purchase a tanning package for my 15 year old very-pale niece. Here’s what happened:   Wearing jogging pants, a sweat shirt and bundled up in a warm winter coat, I nonchalantly walked into […]

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