Category Archives: Sun safety: how to protect your child from the greatest cause of skin cancer

The Sun; Overexposure to Sun, Sea, and Wind

Despite repeated warnings that skin cancer is caused at least in part by exposure to the sun, people still flock to the beach, where they lie prostrate, soaking in as much sunshine as they can. Hopefully, they are wearing a high factor sunscreen. But lying on the beach more than half-naked with nothing much to do does provide the perfect

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Sun safety: how to protect your child from the greatest cause of skin cancer

It is well known that exposure to UV radiation from the sun or indoor tanning devices is a primary cause of skin cancer – the most common form of cancer in the US. What appears to be less well known is the risk UV radiation can pose to children, with a recent survey revealing that 1 in 5 parents are

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