ICYMI: July 15, 2016

Published on July 15, 2016

Updated on November 1, 2019

ICYMI: July 15, 2016


Feature Story

Why redheads have a higher skin cancer risk

WEDNESDAY, July 13, 2016 (CBS News) — DNA that’s tied to red hair, fair skin and freckles may also be highly linked to a person’s genetic odds of skin cancer, new research suggests.

The study’s British authors estimate that having the gene is roughly equivalent to the person spending an extra 21 years in the sun.

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