Ask the Doctor: Melanoma risks

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NEW HAVEN, Conn. (WTNH) – In this week’s Ask the Doctor segment, we are talking the risks of melanoma.

For more insight, News 8’s Darren Kramer spoke with Dr. Beth Collins. Collins is double board certified in plastic and reconstructive surgery.

Some of the questions we asked:

– What are some long term effects of indoor tanning?

– A new study came out showing a link between drinking white wine and melanoma.

– What is the difference between melanoma and skin cancer?

– What should people look out for?

Check out the video above for Dr. Beth’s answers, and catch News 8 at 5 p.m. every Wednesday for our “Ask the Doctor” segments.

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