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VALERIE SCHULTZ: Some cancer is skin-deep

As a public service, I'm always happy to use my life experience — my many years of life experience — to help others. Today's lesson is "How Not to Live a Life in the Sun, Especially if Your Melanin is Minimal."

Melanin is a natural pigment in the top layer of skin that determines skin and hair color. It is light-absorbent and helps protect our skin from sun damage. But melanin can't do it alone.

Email contributing columnist Valerie Schultz at The views expressed here are her own.

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