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Old 06-11-2008, 08:03 PM
 
Location: Satellite Beach, FL
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More good news for Florida!

State by state, Florida has the 6th lowest age-adjusted death rate (subtracting out US territories), losing out only to a handful of other big states like New York and California!

State by state age-adjusted death rates
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Old 06-11-2008, 08:21 PM
 
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But i hear florida is number 2 in Skin Cancer with Arizona being number 1 .
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Old 06-12-2008, 04:33 AM
 
Location: Satellite Beach, FL
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But i hear florida is number 2 in Skin Cancer with Arizona being number 1 .
Skin cancer is very common in states with high UV indexes. Make sure
you where your sunscreen and see your dermatologist. Fortunately, skin cancer is very preventable and rarely deadly. However, the ultimate endpoint is death rates, Florida is 6th best in the nation!
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Old 06-12-2008, 05:10 AM
 
Location: Connecticut
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More good news for Florida!
What was the previous good news?
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Old 06-12-2008, 05:25 AM
 
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Skin cancer is very common in states with high UV indexes. Make sure
you where your sunscreen and see your dermatologist. Fortunately, skin cancer is very preventable and rarely deadly. However, the ultimate endpoint is death rates, Florida is 6th best in the nation!
REPLY; Over 8,100 cases are deadly , with Florida and Arizona leading the way.(ACS :: Skin Cancer Facts)
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