Memorial Day is quickly approaching and that means one thing - sun, sun, and more sun! May is Skin Cancer Awareness Month and here at Good Housekeeping Research Institute we feel it is our duty to arm you with the best advice when it comes to making decisions regarding your health and safety.
We had a very special visitor at the Institute last week, Dr. Steven Wang of Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center. His advice for photoprotection is to stay out of the sun altogether - but that isn't exactly practical or a very fun way to spend your summer. What he suggests you can do is cover yourself by wearing protective clothing and applying sunscreen.
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Sun Dangers: It is important to remember that sun-protection is not just about anti-aging. Harmful sun rays reach everyone. In fact, nearly twice as many men as women die of skin cancer each year. There is also rapid growth among white women ages 15 to 34, and one in five Americans will developRead More »from How to Avoid Getting a Sunburn Over Memorial Day Weekend