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Melanoma escalates

The topic is from Canadian Health & Lifestyle, summer edition.
Based on the Dr. Marla, the most worrisome of all skin cancers, melanoma has escalated an one in 7 people risk a non-melanoma skin cancer during their lifetime. According to recent statistics, the 7th most common cancer in Canada will account for 5,600 new cases of melanoma this year, impacting 3,100 men and 2,500 women.
It is clear, males are higher risk than females.But the recent numbers show that young women has double speed increase of melanoma than young men. The one of the biggest culprits for it is a lot of women using indoor tanning beds when they are 20s and 30s.

People who frequently use indoor tanning beds are 74% more likely to develop melanoma.

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Sun Will Buy MySQL for $1 Billion

CNET reports that Sun Microsystems is about to buy MySQL AB, developer of open source database management system MySQL, for 1 billion dollars: $800 million in cash for MySQL’s privately held stock and another $200 million in options.

Mashable also reports it.
MySQL is so popular on the LAMP (Linux, Apache, MySQL, and PHP) structure. Tons of Open Source web-based software use MySQL.
The software I used, MovableType, PHPBB, WordPress, are also rely on the MySQL server.
The good news is Sun CEO Jonathan Schwartz said that Sun will begin offering support services to customers of MySQL before the deal closes later this year.

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