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34 THINGS YOUR PARENTS' HEALTH REVEALS ABOUT YOU - READER'S DIGEST

Moles

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People with more than 50 to 100 moles are at an increased risk for melanoma, and the risk is even higher when there is a family history of atypical moles or melanoma, says Lisa Anthony[1], MD, an assistant professor of dermatology at the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai and a dermatologist at Mount Sinai Hospital. An atypical mole[2] is an unusual-looking mole that has some of the characteristics of melanoma, such as dark color or irregular borders, but is not actually cancerous. Mole-y people are also at risk for other, more common skin cancers such as basal cell skin cancer, says Dr. Anthony.

Bad heartburn

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Chronic heartburn or reflux may be about more than eating too much spicy foodit could be a result of hereditary allergies. Eosinophilic esophagitis[3] is an allergy condition that can run in families, says the Ohio State Universitys Princess Ogbogu[4], ...

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