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Sun Protection for Infants

Sunburns are bad enough as an adult, but with babies it’s a much more serious matter. Sunburns for infants can be a medical emergency which causes dehydration, high fever, blisters, infections, chills and heatstroke. Read here for further information on Sun Safety ABCs for infants from the Skin Cancer Foundation.

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Types of Skin Cancer

Date Posted: Copyright 2015
Skin care and skin cancer prevention are a big focus for many, but what should you keep an eye out for beyond these preventative measures? Click here to read further on details about identifying varying skin cancers. There are helpful descriptions and pictures on Actinic Keratoses, Basal Cell Carcinoma, Squamous Cell Caricinoma, and Melanoma.

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What is the UV Index?

The UV Index was developed by the National Weather Service and the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency and provides a daily prediction to UV intensity levels on a scale of 1 to 11+. UV levels are a reflection of the expected risk of overexposure to the sun and the higher the number the more you’ll want to stay indoors or in the shade. Click here for more information on the UV index and where you can find UV Index and Alert forecasts for your area.

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