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Tips can help reduce rate of skin cancer


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The Hill County Health Department would like to remind you that June 1 to June 7 is National Sun Safety Week. More than 1 million new cases of skin cancer will be diagnosed in the United States this year. It is estimated that one in five Americans will develop skin cancer in their lifetime.

There are several commonsense steps you can take to reduce the risk of skin cancer. When you are going to be out in the sun, apply generous amounts of sunscreen, with SPF of at least 15, which provides protection from both UVA and UVB rays. Wear protective clothing, such as longsleeves and pants. Wide-b...

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