July is UV Safety Month

Skin cancer is the most common type of cancer in the United States. 

Skin cancer is easily preventable.  There are many ways that communities and families can prevent skin cancer.  To start making a difference you can spread the word about skin cancer to others and show awareness.  You can also talk about different ways to prevent it.  UV rays from the sun are the main cause of skin cancer. UV damage also cause wrinkles and blotchy skin.

The following website has a list of ways that you can protect your skin from UV rays:

http://www.foh.hhs.gov/calendar/july.html

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