UV Rays and Skin Cancer

 

The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services has named July as Ultraviolet (UV) Safety Month.  The goal is to spread the word about how important it is to protect everyone’s skin from the harmful effects of UV rays. Radiation is the emission of energy from any source, and there are many types of radiation.  […]

 

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Skin Cancer Awareness Month

 

May is National Melanoma/Skin Cancer Detection and Prevention Month.  The month is dedicated to increasing public awareness of the importance of skin cancer prevention, early detection, and treatment. According to the Skin Cancer Foundation, skin cancer is the most common form of cancer in the United States, with 5.4 million cases in more than 3.3 […]

 

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Understanding Skin Cancer

 

Kids are out of school, families are taking vacations, and more people are outside enjoying the warm weather.  It’s official, summer is here.  With summer fun comes summer sun, and it’s important to understand the effect the sun is having on our bodies. According to the American Cancer Society, skin cancer is the most common […]

 

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Infographic: Skin Cancer

 

 

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Sunscreen: Your Skin’s Best Friend

 

Summer is in full swing.  The sun is shining, the weather is warmer, and people are spending more time outside.  While all the fun in the sun activities are a good time, they are also exposing you to ultraviolet radiation from the sun which puts you at risk for getting skin cancer.   Skin cancer […]

 

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