Daily Sunscreen Use Delivers Benefits

Excessive sun exposure over a period of years is a known risk factor for melanoma (a malignant skin cancer). Sunscreens were developed to help prevent sunburns which are associated with melanoma risk. Now Australian researchers have shown in a large 14 year, community-based study that melanoma risk was reduced by 50% in those who used…

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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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