Wealth May Buy More Skin Cancer

A California study has found that girls and young women who live in wealthier neighborhoods enjoy more recreation in the sun. As a result, they have a higher risk of melanoma, an often-deadly skin cancer. Researchers suggested that this segment of the population can afford to buy more time at the beach, on the ski…

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Sunshine Safety

UVA rays and UVB rays are the sun rays that cause skin cancer, aging of the skin, wrinkles and other problems. There are several important ways to protect your skin from these harmful rays:Sunscreen: Choose sunscreens that say “broad-spectrum”. Also choose one’s that have a sun protection factor (spf) of 15 or greater. Apply 15-30…

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