Melanoma rates doubled between 1982 and 2011 but comprehensive skin cancer prevention programs could prevent 20 percent of new cases between 2020 and 2030, according to this month’s CDC Vital Signs report. Skin cancer is the most common form of cancer in the U.S., and melanoma is the most deadly type of skin cancer. More than 90 percent of melanoma...
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Don’t Fry DayKnow the importance of skin cancer prevention and sun-safety behaviors. Today is Don’t Fry Day. The Friday before Memorial Day is Don’t Fry Day: Protect your skin today and every day. Millions of Americans will enjoy the great outdoors this weekend. Skin cancer, caused by too much sun, is the most common of all cancers in the United States. More people will...
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Choose Your CoverJuly is UV Safety Month - have you been covering up? We discussed the efficacy of Natural Sunscreen in our recent article Are Natural Sunscreens and Insect Repellents Effective?, so you know now that natural or chemical is really just a matter of personal preference - they all work... but which will you choose? The CDC reminds to "Protect the skin...