You know it’s important to wear sunscreen. You know it’s important to wear it even when it’s not summertime. You also know it’s even more important to use sunscreen in the summer when we are outside longer hours and when the sun is the hottest.
You know all these things and try to put them into practice, but do you know how to choose the right sunscreen?
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We seem to overlook any concern about skin cancer during the winter. It is “front and center” during the hot summer months, but everyone should be wary of the sun, and other factors, even during wintertime. We still are outside enjoying winter sports, playing with our kids, and social distancing as best we can. Regardless of the time of year, let’s learn how family and personal history affects your skin cancer risk.
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Spiders, bed bugs, and wasps, oh my! It seems we all have some bug that we fear more than others, but the real fear begins with a bite or sting. Knowing when a bug has bitten you, what kind of bug it is, and what you should do about the bite are all essential to seeking the care that you or your child need.
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Most of us have been cooped up for so long in our homes that feeling the sun on our faces again will be quite liberating. Be careful though, because our tender skin will not adjust to the sun’s soothing, but dangerous rays. In fact, it may be time for a quick refresher course on protecting our skin from summer sun damage.
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