Red Hair Pigment Might Raise Melanoma Risk: Study

Dermatologists say redheads must take extra care to check skin, avoid sun.

The red in redheads' hair is thought to put them at increased risk of the dangerous skin cancer melanoma.

The red in redheads' hair is thought to put them at increased risk of the dangerous skin cancer melanoma.

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