20 May '11, 11pm

Don't fry day is coming, protect your skin!: It’s natural to want to get out in the sun once the weather warms u...

Don't fry day is coming, protect your skin!: It’s natural to want to get out in the sun once the weather warms u...

RELATED ARTICLES Solariums found to raise skin cancer risk in young January 14, 2008 09:09 PM Surprising Skin Cancer Risk: Too Much Driving May 10, 2010 08:52 AM FDA Proposes New Sunscreen Rules, Cancer Warning August 23, 2007 09:41 PM Asians seek out the sun despite cancer threats October 28, 2007 11:33 PM It’s natural to want to get out in the sun once the weather warms up. It should also be natural to take steps to protect your skin from the sun when you go outside. That’s why the Friday before Memorial Day is designated Don’t Fry Day — a day to raise awareness of sun safety and encourage everyone to take steps to protect their skin. Ultraviolet (UV) rays -- from the sun and other sources like tanning beds -- are the primary cause of skin cancer, the most common cancer in the United States. But shielding your skin with clothing, sunscreen of SPF 15 or higher, and shade ...

Full article: http://www.enn.com/health/article/42720

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Friday is Don’t Fry Day. Use sunscreen & wear a hat & sunglasses Memorial Day weekend & all summer.

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epa.gov 23 May '11, 3pm

I was first diagnosed with melanoma when I was 19 years old. I found a new black mole on my leg that was as small as the t...

Fryday: The Friday before Memorial Day is "Don’t Fry Day", a time to remind people at the start of summer about

Fryday: The Friday before Memorial Day is "Don’...

enn.com 24 May '11, 8pm

The Friday before Memorial Day is Don’t Fry Day , a time to remind people at the start of summer about the dangers from ex...

Secrets of a Top Skin Doctor: Women line up--and pay big bucks--to see her, but you can get her advice for free....

Secrets of a Top Skin Doctor: Women line up--an...

care2.com 21 May '11, 1am

Women line up–and pay big bucks–to see her, but you can get her advice for free. No appointment necessary. You wouldn’t ta...

What happens the day after the world *doesn't* end? For one, lots of disappointment

What happens the day after the world *doesn't* ...

mnn.com 23 May '11, 2pm

Other failed doomsday prophets have struggled to keep their followers in line. One self-proclaimed prophet, Mariana Andrad...

To Sun or Not to Sun: Finding a Healthy Balance

To Sun or Not to Sun: Finding a Healthy Balance

planetgreen.discovery.com 15 May '11, 3pm

The findings have been difficult to discern for decades. In the 1980’s we became aware of the harmful nature of the sun’s ...

Photo Gallery: Seven Bird Species NWF Has Helped to Protect: - Endangered Species Day:

Photo Gallery: Seven Bird Species NWF Has Helpe...

nwf.org 20 May '11, 1am

NWF is celebrating its 75th anniversary : In February 1936, at a meeting in Washington, D.C., Pulitzer Prize-winning polit...