May is Skin Cancer Awareness Month

Over 5 million cases of skin cancer are diagnosed in the United States each year, making it the most common cancer in the US. It is also the easiest cancer to prevent. Majority of cases are associated with exposure to ultraviolet radiation from the sun.  The best way to protect yourself and prevent skin cancer is by using sunscreen every day. UV rays are strongest during the summer but they can cause damage all year round. So, apply sunscreen every day, for every season and for every skin color. Be sure to reapply every 2 hours or after swimming or sweating. Top 3 Reasons To Protect the Skin You’re In:  More people are diagnosed with skin cancer each year in the U.S than all other cancers combined  Skin cancer is one of the most preventable types of cancer  Exposure to UV rays is the biggest contributor to age-related skin changes such as […]