Just about every golfer develops habits to play better golf, yet few golfers develop habits to avoid skin cancer when playing golf. In fact, accordingly to dermatologists like Dr. Michael Kaminer, “it seems as if many golfers go out of their way to get skin cancer.” Don’t put your skin and life at risk. Golf safely with these 10 best sun protection habits. Continue reading “Golf and Skin Cancer – 10 Best Sun Protection Habits”
You know your ABCs of the alphabet, but do you know your ABCDE’s of Melanoma? Heading into spring with summer on its way, it is important to be vigilant about your skin and prepare for several months of sun safety. As you examine your skin, at least once a month, be on the lookout for the warning signs of skin cancer, the ABCDEs of Melanoma. Continue reading “ABCDEs of Melanoma”
It’s that time of year. Springtime is time to see your Dermatologist. Though the American Cancer Society does not have specific guidelines based upon age and risk factors for how often you should see your doctor, a good rule of thumb is to visit your dermatologist at least once a year. Should you go in for a full body exam? How long does it take? Can your regular family doctor do this or should you see a dermatologist? Can you just examine yourself? Here’s what you need to know! Continue reading “Springtime is time to see your Dermatologist!”
Golfers who spend a lot of time in the sun know three things. First, it is important to sun protect your skin. Second, sunscreen and a golf cap are not enough. And third, wide-brimmed golf hats and golf sleeves provide valuable sun protection not to mention cooling and comfort. Continue reading “Golf Hats, Golf Sleeves: Valuable sun protection for all golfers”
When most people think of sun exposure, they think of tropical vacations or summertime fun in the sun. A better and safer way to think about sun exposure is not in terms of the activity we are doing or the time of the year but in terms of the kind of sun exposure – intense and incidental. Continue reading “Intense and Incidental – The two kinds of sun exposure”
When summer comes to an end, many folks look forward to and are ready for the fall and wonderful autumn weather. With the heat and humidity gone and as temperatures drop, you no longer have to concern yourself with protection from the sun. Or do you? Spoiler Alert… Continue reading “Can you get a sunburn in autumn?”
If you are a Public Works worker, then you know all too well the daily safety challenges you face as you clean our water, fix our roads and infrastructure, maintain our parks and public attractions, and so much more. Not only do you have to protect yourself from the sun and the weather, but you also have to protect yourself from drivers, cyclists, and all those that can make your outdoor work hazardous. Here are some safe and smart wear options for Public Works workers.
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If you work outdoors or enjoy outdoor activities as a regular part of your lifestyle, then you know all too well that excessive heat not only can slow you down and make you miserable, but it can also be a very real health risk. But, it doesn’t have to be this way. By following these steps, you can survive a heat wave and continue to work and enjoy the outdoors.
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Studies regarding sunblock are alarming. People do not apply sunblock properly and the chemicals in sunblock are absorbed into your skin and have undesirable side effects. The state of Hawaii is even banning sunblock on account of the harm it is doing to their coral reefs. For many activities, UV Compression Arm Sleeves are better than sunblock. Here are 10 reasons to give them a try..!
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Don’t rely upon the skin care practices and information of the past, rather stay current in the advice of today’s leading skin care physicians and professionals. Refresh your knowledge today with these Skin Cancer Facts. Continue reading “Skin Cancer Facts – Refresh Your Knowledge Today”