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April 28, 2018
Category: Safety
Tags: sunburn   Melanoma   Skin Cancer   Sunblock   Slip Slop Slap   SPF   Shade   Shirt   Sunglasses   Hat  



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10 Myths about Sun Protection

There's no such thing as a "safe" base tan. A tan is the body's response to injury from UV rays, showing that damage has been done. Protect yourself and learn the truth about tanning:

Indoor tanning is harmful and can lead to skin cancers like melanoma. It's particularly dangerous for minors and young adults. Get more facts about indoor tanning from CDC:

What can you do to reduce your risk of skin cancer, including melanoma? Avoid indoor tanning, use sunscreen, and stay in the shade during midday hours:

Melanoma is the deadliest form of skin cancer and is commonly caused by UV exposure, but many people still don't use sunscreen regularly. Protect all the skin you're in with these tips from CDC:

Did you know you can protect your family and yourself from skin cancers like melanoma? Start with these tips from CDC to stay sun safe outdoors: 

The weekend is a great time to get outdoors and enjoy time with your family and friends, but don't forget your sunscreen and hat! Find more tips on preventing skin cancers like melanoma here:

Don't get burned by tanning myths like this one: "Indoor tanning is the safer way to tan." The truth is that indoor tanning exposes you to intense UV rays and increases your risk of melanoma. More info:

Indoor tanning causes wrinkles and age spots, changes your skin's texture and can lead to skin cancers like melanoma. Every time you tan you increase your risk of getting skin cancer, including melanoma. More facts from CDC:

Do you know the ABCDE's of melanoma? This handy guide from CDC reminds you to regularly check for changes in your skin and what to look for when you check:

We usually think of sunburn as something that happens at the beach, but did you know more people get sunburned during day-to-day activities? Learn how you can prevent UV damage and cut your risk of skin cancer: