People with Redhead Pigment are More Susceptible to Skin Cancer

ginger-skin-cancer

Redheads with fair-skin are more susceptible to the damaging effects of the Sun. A new study indicated that the pigment responsible for this coloring has a role in the development of skin cancer.

Read more @ SciTechDaily

Redheads Dying Out?

My wife is a redhead. I’ve had redheads involved in most of my adult life, from previous girlfriends to my wife. It would be really sad to see them go. It’s been surmised thate redheads will disappear in a century as there isn’t any survival advantage in being ginger.  Jenny Wicks has put together a series of photos that she calls Root Ginger which showcases this elusive breed. (via DesignYouTrust)