Skin Cancer: 4 Easy Ways to Protect Yourself & Your Family! by Dr. Heidi Renner

Cancer Family Health
5 years ago
Skin Cancer: 4 Easy Ways to Protect Yourself & Your Family!

Millions of people each year are diagnosed with skin cancer, and a majority of those cases are a result of UV rays. Being in the sun has some great benefits, like boosting vitamin D levels, but moderation is key. 

  • Try to avoid direct sunlight during peak hours of the day. 
  • Use sunscreen, clothes and hats to protect your skin. 
  • Avoid tanning salons. 
  • Though we all need to be careful with sun exposure, people on medications that suppress the immune system for conditions like Crohn’s and arthritis are more susceptible to skin cancer. 

Talk to your doctor.

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