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Darned ancestors: Light skin is more expensive than dark skin

People with light skin often buy sunscreen, deal with sunburn, and have to pay dermatologists to remove skin cancer

Whereas

It costs people with dark skin only about $5/year to deal with not getting enough sun.
just one 20 cent pill every other week
Can elect to restock low level of vitamin D very quickly for just $1.60

Far higher melanoma rates for light skinned males

Melanoma incidence: US males (CDC)Melanoma death rate: US males (CDC)
Image  Image

See also VitaminDWiki

Vitamin D vs Race at is.gd/vitD_race
Shows the natural level of vitamin D to be about 50 ng

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3867 Mealonoma incidence US male.jpg admin 01 May, 2014 23:03 22.69 Kb 729
3866 Melanoma death US male.jpg admin 01 May, 2014 23:02 19.86 Kb 754
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