Skin Cancer Prevention Tips

Skin Cancer Prevention Tips:

  1. Seek the shade, especially between 10 AM and 4 PM.
  2. Do not burn.
  3. Avoid tanning and never use UV tanning beds.
  4. Cover up with clothing, including a broad-brimmed hat and UV-blocking sunglasses.
  5. Use a broad spectrum (UVA/UVB) sunscreen with an SPF of 15 or higher every day. For extended outdoor activity, use a water-resistant, broad spectrum (UVA/UVB) sunscreen with an SPF of 30 or higher.
  6. See your physician every year for a professional skin exam.

More info:

http://www.skincancer.org/prevention/sun-protection/prevention-guidelines

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