Skip Navigation


Rise in Skin Cancer Linked to Cheaper Vacations

Date Posted: April 7th, 2015
When we think of the causes of skin cancer and the rise in diagnosis over the past several decades, we definitely think of the scientific factors that come into play, but what about the sociological factors? This article discusses the increased amount of vacations taken throughout the past 50 years and the availability of cheaper vacation packages to everyone despite economic class, which may be a direct link to the rise in skin cancer. Click here for the full article.

^return to top

Summer Safety Tips

Did you know that the antioxidants found in fruits and vegetables can protect your skin from sun-damage? And since its summer more varieties of seasonal fruits and vegetables are available to make into a salad or throw onto the grill! Click here to read more about skin protectors, keeping hydrated and summer sun protection.

^return to top

Here’s What’s Happening To Your Body When You Get A Sunburn

Watch this video for a more detailed look at what causes sunburns and how your body reacts to UVA and UVB rays from the sun. Sunburns are preventable when proper precautions are taken, so make sure to stay out of the midday sun and apply sunscreen regularly!

^return to top

5 Signs of Skin Cancer Other Than a New Mole
While it's important to know the guidelines for identifying ... more>>>

Schools & Their Sunscreen Rules
News reports are full of stories about kids who come home blister... more>>>

Indoor tanning's popularity among teens going down, CDC says
Two new studies released by the CDC looked at the prevalence of ... more>>>

News Archive

Sun Safe Colorado Home Page