Tag: skin cancer

Sun safety tips

The weather is feeling like summer (Michigan decided to skip spring), with the sun brightly shining and the temps climbing. Perfect days to be outdoors playing, gardening, relaxing, swimming and more. Perfect time to apply sunscreen! May is Skin Cancer Awareness Month, a great time to pause to remember how easy it is to protect

5 tips for sun protection

We’re in the midst of summer when most of us are outdoors a lot more often. Enjoying beaches, biking, hiking, pool time, baseball, golf, picnics and many other outdoor activities. Exposing us to the sun’s rays. 2 As much as we should enjoy the outdoors and sunshine, the scary reality is that skin cancer rates

6 facts about skin cancer (Melanoma Awareness Month)

I have always loved my strawberry-blonde hair color, blue eyes and fair skin. Maybe that sounds vain, but I disliked enough about myself growing up so it’s been nice to like those things about me. However, I didn’t like the many freckles and moles that populated all parts of my body. While others, including my