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A recent survey found a low level of consistent sunscreen use and insufficient concern about skin cancer.
The American Cancer Society estimates that about one in five Americans will develop skin cancer in their lifetime.
If you live in any of these states, you’ll need more sun protection.
Get outside, grow a garden or get comfy.
UVA and UVB rays are the two basic types of ultraviolet rays present in sunlight; both can play a role in the formation of skin cancer.
When the sun is high, it’s more important than ever to practice sun safety.
People of all skin colors are potentially at risk for sunburn and other harmful effects of UV radiation, so always protect yourself.
The American Academy of Dermatology is marking Skin Cancer Awareness Month by asking, “Do you use protection?”
Seven facts that will set you straight for skin protection this summer
Chelsea Dawson, an eight-year melanoma survivor, lives with her family in Roanoke, Virginia.
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The proposal addresses active ingredient safety, dosage forms, and SPF and broad-spectrum requirements for over-the-counter sunscreens.
Among young people, rates of melanoma are especially alarming; it is now the second most-common cancer among young women aged 20–29.
More people are diagnosed with skin cancer each year in the United States than all other cancers combined.
Using sun protection is a year-round, no exceptions recommendation.
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