Whether you get a tan on the beach, in your backyard, in a tanning bed, or through incidental exposure is bad news! Tans are caused by harmful ultraviolet radiation, also known as UV rays, from the sun or tanning lamps which cause skin cell damage.
Memorial Day weekend for many people is a time to play outdoors. But be safe. Skin cancer is the most common cancer in the United States, and ultraviolet (UV) rays are the primary cause.
Our desert climate comes with a cost: skin cancer. One physician has built his practice by specializing in treating it.
Sunblocks and sunscreens are a must when spending time outdoors. But what’s the difference between the two?
If you’ve lived in Arizona for any time at all you realize it’s sunny here. Really sunny. In fact, we get an average of 296 days of sun each year. That’s why regular and proper use of sunblock isn’t just a recommendation, it’s a must.