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Posted on: June 7, 2018

Summer Safety Tips

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Wear a wide-brimmed hat, with at least a 3-inch brim all the way around to help protect your face, back of neck and tops of ears from damaging UV sun rays. Protective clothing, like long-sleeve shirts and pants, are a good idea when spending time outdoors especially during the peak UV hours of 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Don't forget your eyes and wear sunglasses too!

Choose a broad-spectrum sunscreen that protects against UVB and UVA rays.

According to the Skin Cancer Foundation more people are diagnosed with skin cancer each year in the U.S. than all other cancers combined. One in five Americans will develop skin cancer by the age of 70. Regular daily use of an SPF 15 or higher sunscreen reduces the risk of developing squamous cell carcinoma by about 40 percent. Basal cell carcinoma (BCC) is the most common form of skin cancer. An estimated 4.3 million cases of BCC are diagnosed in the U.S. each year, resulting in more than 3,000 deaths. Squamous cell carcinoma (SCC) is the second most common form of skin cancer. More than 1 million cases of SCC are diagnosed in the U.S. each year, resulting in more than 15,000 deaths.

 

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