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Bringing you the heart of the matter in LifeCycles by Laurie Edwards-Tate-All about skin cancer.

August is Sun Safety Month. With longer days and warmer temperatures, most Americans delight in the abundance of outdoor activities they have access to. However, with all that sun, comes some serious risks.

One in five Americans will develop skin cancer in their lifetime, with more people having skin cancer than all other forms of cancer combined, according to the Skin Cancer Foundation.

But fear not, it is entirely possible to enjoy the great outdoors while also practicing sun safety. The American Academy of Dermatology reports that up to 9,500 Americans are diagnosed each day with skin cancer meaning that practicing sun safety is a necessity.

The American Academy of Dermatology reports that up to 9,500 Americans are diagnosed each day with skin cancer meaning that practicing sun safety is a necessity and easy when following some common sense guidelines.

Read more on Laurie’s article at LifeCycles in the Communities Digital News

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