Tips to protect yourself from skin cancer this summer

Tips to protect yourself from skin cancer this summer

Each year, millions of Americans enjoy the summer sunshine by participating in outdoor activities, going to the beach and replacing sweaters and slacks with shorts and tank tops. Most Americans take care of their skin by slathering on sunscreen, but they may not know that some sunscreens don’t provide the maximum protection needed to ward off damaging sun rays.

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Long-Term Effects of Excessive Sun Exposure

Long-Term Effects of Excessive Sun Exposure

The American Cancer Society offers tips on how to avoid deadly skin cancer, which could also lower one’s life insurance premium..

Thousands of people are diagnosed with skin cancer ever year, but many of these cases can be avoided. The American Cancer Society says more than 1 million cases of non-melanoma skin cancer are caused by sun exposure, adding that over 8,000 people died from the disease in 2007.

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