According to The Skin Cancer Foundation, an estimated 3,170 deaths from nonmelanoma skin cancers will occur in the US in 2013

Published: Monday, May 20, 2013 at 11:01 AM.

    * Avoid tanning and UV tanning booths.

    * Cover up with clothing, including a broad-brimmed hat and UV-blocking sunglasses.

    * Use a broad spectrum (UVA/UVB) sunscreen with an SPF of 15 or higher every day. For extended outdoor activity, use a water-resistant, broad spectrum (UVA/UVB) sunscreen with an SPF of 30 or higher.

    * Apply 1 ounce (2 tablespoons) of sunscreen to your entire body 30 minutes before going outside. Reapply every two hours or immediately after swimming or excessive sweating.

    * Keep newborns out of the sun. Sunscreens should be used on babies over the age of six months.

    * Examine your skin head-to-toe every month.

    * See your physician every year for a professional skin exam.



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