advertisement

Skin cancer

Are you a melanoma risk?

Some people are at greater risk than others for contracting melanomas, the most serious of skin cancers. Here's a list of those most at risk.

Why sunburn triggers cancer

Doctors have long known that getting severe sunburn when you're young increases your risk of skin cancer later in life.

Why more men get skin cancer

Researchers have found that a naturally occurring amount of antioxidants in females may be the reason that males are three times more likely to get skin cancer.

How to do a skin self-examination

Are you at risk of skin cancer? Then your doctor may recommend that you do a regular skin self-examination. Follow this step-by-step guide.

Beating skin cancer

There isn’t really anything like a healthy suntan. All damage to your skin is accumulative and sunburn at 16 could very well mean skin cancer at 35.

Latest comment on Health24

Butter Angela says...

I Never believed i was ever going to be HIV Negative again,Dr OKADI has given me reasons to be happy, i was HIV positive for 5years and all the means and medicine i tried for... ARVs vs. weight loss
Preventing skin cancer

Worldwide, the highest incidence of skin cancer is found amongst the Europeans living in South Africa and Australia.

load more articles
advertisement

Live healthier

Too Tired? »

20 signs of burnout Staying active reduces stress 10 ways to have a healthier work day

Why you're exhausted

Lost your mojo? Here are 5 surprising energy drainers, plus the easy fixes that will help put the pep back in your step!

Kick the habit »

Cancer doesn't make smokers to quit Non-smokers don't use e-cigs Hookah contains benzene

How South Africans quit smoking

We asked ex-smokers to share their secrets to successfully quitting smoking. Find out how they managed to kick the habit.