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Say No! to Summer Health Woes

Say No! to Summer Health Woes

June 1, 2014 by · Leave a Comment 

. Summer is an exciting time of year for young and old alike. It’s the season of vacations, with long days spent outdoors enjoying the mood-lifting warm sunshine. Before you take advantage of all summer has to offer, however,be sure your mood isn’t soured by some of summer’s most common health woes. Being prepared and […]

Sunscreen Basics

Sunscreen Basics

September 1, 2010 by · Leave a Comment 

Boaters beware: water reflects the sun’s rays, amplifying the risks of exposure. Current estimates are that one in five Americans will develop skin cancer during their lifetime; more than one million new cases of skin cancer will be diagnosed in the U.S. this year. Older boaters don’t bear all the risk, as malignant melanoma- one of three types of cancer directly related to excessive sun exposure- is the number one cancer in those aged 25-29, and second most prevalent for those 15-29 years old. The chilling reality is that one person dies from melanoma every hour.