Why protecting the ozone layer will help our skin

The Ozone is Saving Us from DNA Mutations and We’re Ripping Holes in It. Our safety blanket, “The Ozone” Our primary protector from ultraviolet radiation is the “ozone layer”. This atmospheric layer is composed of the gas trioxygen, more commonly known as ozone. Incoming ultraviolet radiation interacts with oxygen and other gasses in the atmosphere …

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Volunteer with the Canadian Skin Cancer Foundation

The Canadian Skin Cancer Foundation is looking for volunteers for our spring education program and summer awareness events. We are looking for students and graduate’s alike who are looking to make a difference in their community. At CSCF we are working to educate youth on the dangers associated with overexposure to the sun as well …

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Miiskin – Testing the App

While we encourage Canadians to see their Dr. about unusual moles on their skin, and to be aware of any changes that may occur (refer to the ABCDE’s of skin cancer detection), technology is being created to help monitor moles and skin abnormalities. One of those apps is Miiskin and we asked Canadian Skin Cancer Foundation intern, Stefanie, …

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