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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:…

Sun Safety
A person using sunscreen on the beach
September 2017
Keeping Your Skin Safe in the Summer Sun

Each year, more than 5.4 million skin cancers are diagnosed. It is the most common cancer in the United States. In fact, more skin cancers are diagnosed in the US…

Cancer Awareness | Sun Safety
A child playing with water in the sun
September 2017
(Safe) Fun in the Summer Sun

School's out, and kids are ready for outdoor fun! Here’s how to help keep them safe this summer - while letting the good times roll. Supervise children around water. Children…

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