Sunblock Facts

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Who is at risk for skin cancer?

Everyone of course! But some of us are at greater risk than others

  • Nearly 30 million people use tanning booths a year
  • Both sunburns and suntans are due to damage to the skin cells that can lead to skin cancer, premature aging and pre-cancerous skin conditions.
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How Do We Prevent Skin Cancer?

  • Each year more than 3.5 million cases of skin cancer are diagnosed in the US, over 90 percent of which are caused by the sun's ultraviolet rays (UVR)
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SPF is only the UVB ray protection, not the UVA ray protection, which can cause dangerous cell changes

What type of sunscreen is best?

  • The most important thing is making sure it says BROAD SPECTRUM PROTECTION
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most importantly do not scratch or peel your sunburn!

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