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Does Bacteria Protect You from Skin Cancer?

Usually in terms of skincare, the word “bacteria” conjures up images of unsightly blemishes. After all, everyone knows that bacteria cause acne, right? Well, that may be true, but not all types of bacteria work to diminish the health and beauty of your skin.

A recent study conducted at the University of California San Diego School of Medicine suggests that a type of bacteria—staphylococcus epidermidis, or S. epidermis—commonly found on human skin has the potential to prevent skin cancer! Continue reading Does Bacteria Protect You from Skin Cancer?