May 28, 2018
Skin Safety ia always on our mind. We all think about it, make a concerted effort to protect our skin from the sun, and even discuss the products we use with others. Are we doing all we can to make sure our skin is safe from sun damage?
FOUR STEPS TO PROTECT YOUR SKIN THIS SUMMER
By Jack Haworth
Memorial Day weekend is finally upon us and that means summer (and paddling season) has unofficially started. Of course, long summer days spent on the water can also mean getting those dreaded sunburns. But just brushing off sunburns as the not-so-fun part of summer is a recipe for much bigger health problems down the road.
Skin cancer is the most common type of cancer diagnosed in the US and 1 in 5 Americans will develop it during their lifetime. And this impacts young people too, melanoma affects about 90,000 people in the US each year and is one of the most lethal cancers for people under 40.
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