Ask the Expert

When it comes to health, sometimes it can be difficult to separate myths from reality. Leap writer Debbie Olsen tracks down Alberta Health Services doctors to get the facts
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Mohs is Less

A layered approach to removing skin cancers on the face is highly effective and leaves minimal scarring
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The Skinny on Tanning

Tanorexics – a pop-culture term for those addicted to the bronzed look, who often seek the extra fix of tanning beds – now like to justify their ultraviolet overexposure by pointing to new research that recommends we all need more vitamin D. If most Canadians are vitamin D deficient, they
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Screening for the Right Sunscreen

The choice can be overwhelming. Sunscreen comes in gels, sprays and lotions; some have glitter or colour, skin-care additives and even bug repellents. Then there’s the issue of what SPF number to choose. Here are some tips on making a sun-safe choice.
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