Did you know that 1 in 5 Americans will develop skin cancer in their lifetime? Sunscreen helps prevent skin cancer by protecting you from the sun’s harmful ultraviolet rays. Think about the following when enjoying our onset of beautiful weather.What sunscreen should you use? Broad-spectrum protection (protects against UVA/UVB rays) Use SPF 50 Water resistant When should you use sunscreen? Everyday. The sun’s rays are harmful year-round. Even on cloudy days too. How much sunscreen should I use? Use enough sunscreen to coat all skin that will not be covered by clothing. Remember... Read More
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May, with the return of stronger and longer hours of sunshine, is designated as Skin Cancer Awareness Month. Unfortunately, skin cancer has become a very common issue in our society. An estimated 1 out of every 5 Americans will be diagnosed with some form of skin cancer during their lifetime. Cases of the most serious and dangerous form of skin cancer, melanoma, doubled from the year 1982 to 2011.What is Melanoma
Melanoma is when the cells that make the brown color of your moles become cancerous. On average, one American dies of melanoma every single hour. Because of this, it is... Read More
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