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It's time for your end of summer skin check

Published 14 days ago, by Roeland Pater

For one half of the world, the summer is now really coming to an end. And with that also ends days full of sunshine. As much as you might like the sun there is a downside as well. You might be aware of it, but the sun is the biggest cause of skin cancer in the world. Which means that the sun just had a few months (or weeks, depending on where you live) to cast down those warm rays that also can cause a lot of problems. So as the summer is coming to an end, it’s time to find out what the impact on your skin has been.

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Who gets skin cancer?

Published 17 days ago, by Roeland Pater


As skin cancer is now one of the most common type of cancer globally, more and more people are becoming aware of the risk. And that’s a good thing of course. But it also raises the question ‘am I at risk?’. Which can be answered with a ‘yes’ in most cases. So to make things a bit more clear: who gets skin cancer?

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The benefits of health apps in corporate health programs

Published 23 days ago, by Roeland Pater

Corporate health programs are on the rise as more and more employers prioritize the benefits of a healthy and happy workforce. The Global Wellness Institute estimates that corporate health programs are already an approximately 40-billion-dollar industry worldwide. Not only do employees who feel well, work well, but they are less likely to incur additional costs to the company in terms of sick pay or loss of profit. 

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Why it’s so important to check for new moles and skin spots

Published 23 days ago, by Roeland Pater


Once again it has become clear why it’s important to be aware of how your skin looks. You are probably already checking for any changes of the moles on your body. Which is a wise thing to do. But it turns out that moles and skin spots that are ‘new’ are even more important to look for. As a new study indicates that most skin cancers come from these new arrivals.

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