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Health Plus: More men than women are dying of skin cancer

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Men are less likely to wear sunscreen, and that's taking a toll on their health.

According to the skin cancer foundation, young men account for 40 percent of melanoma cases but more than 60 percent of melanoma deaths.

"Skin cancer is very common among men especially over 45 especially people who doesn't use sunscreen and work outside," Dermatologist Jorge Garcia, M.D. said.

He suggests using sun screen as an after-shave lotion each morning before heading out..

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