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July 2020
Be Sunscreen Smart! Five Mistakes You Might Be Making

As you’re heading out for a day at the beach or park, you likely take a minute to apply sunscreen. Good for you! But just putting it on when you’re…

Sun Safety
A person applying sunscreen by the pool
July 2020
Sun Care and Prevention at Every Age

Ah, the joy of soaking up the sun. While basking in the warmth can feel good, unfortunately, the sun’s ultraviolet rays are the main cause of skin cancer. While you’re…

Sun Safety
doctor examining birthmarks and moles on a patient
July 2019
Shining a Light on Skin Cancer: 6 Facts You Need to Know

Skin cancer is the most common cancer in the United States, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). It’s also highly treatable if caught early. These six…

Cancer Awareness | Sun Safety
A person applying sunscreen by the pool
July 2019
A Head-to-Toe Guide to Sun Safety

Summertime fun can quickly be ruined by summertime sun. It takes just 15 minutes for the sun’s harmful ultraviolet (UV) rays to damage your skin. Damage from the sun is…

Sun Safety
Little girl applying sunscreen on her nose on the beach
October 2018
What Parents Need to Know About Kids and Sunscreen

Even a few serious sunburns can increase your child’s chances of getting skin cancer, according to the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. To prevent sunburn, the American Academy…

Children's Health | Sun Safety
A carefree woman on an inflatable raft floating on water
October 2018
Understanding UV Safety

Q: I read that skin cancer is the most common form of cancer in the U.S. How can I protect myself and my family from harmful ultraviolet (UV) rays? A:…

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