One blistering burn during your childhood or adolescence more than doubles your risk of melanoma. But if caught early, skin cancer is usually treatable.
How to atone: If you notice a mole that looks different from others or that changes, itches, or bleeds, have it checked out. And give your skin a daily boost with a cup of green tea. A 2011 study found that women who drank the tea every day for 12 weeks experienced greater protection from new UV rays.
Oprah Radio host Dr. Mehmet Oz talks to Dr. Joel Fuhrman about his book Eat For Health: Lose Weight, Keep It Off, Look Younger, Live Longer and about the importance of eating certain foods to fight disease and stay slim permanently.
Our December issue features Oprah's Favorite Things—as well as your chance to win them all! You'll also find our easy holiday declutter plan, Dr. Oz's guide to sleeping better (starting tonight) and the ultimate holiday menu.