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Do You Use Protection?

In recognition of Skin Cancer Awareness Month in May and Melanoma Monday® on May 6, the AAD is asking Americans, “Do you use protection?” and encouraging the public to “practice safe sun.” Whenever you are outdoors, seek shade, wear protective clothing, and use a broad-spectrum, water-resistant sunscreen with an SPF of 30 or higher to reduce your risk of skin cancer.




What to Look for in a Sunscreen

With so many sunscreens available, it can be overwhelming trying to figure out which sunscreen offers the best protection for you and your family. To help, dermatologists offer these tips.




How to Use Stick and Spray Sunscreens

It’s important to take precautions when using stick and spray sunscreens to ensure the best protection for you and your family. Follow these tips from board-certified dermatologists to safely and adequately apply stick and spray sunscreens.




Infant Sun Protection: How to Keep Your Baby Safe

It only takes one blistering sunburn during childhood or adolescence to nearly double a person’s chance of developing melanoma – the deadliest form of skin cancer – later in life. To protect your baby from the sun, follow these tips from board-certified dermatologists.




How to Prevent Skin Cancer

Follow these tips to protect your skin from the damaging effects of sun exposure and reduce your risk of skin cancer.


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