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Infographic: Getting Smart About Sunscreen

As the summer months draw near, we grow giddy with excitement about the warm weather and our favorite summer activities.

However, before we grab our bathing suits and head to the pool or beach, we must remember an extremely important step in order to enjoy those summer rays: sunscreen.

According to the Skin Cancer Foundation, skin cancer is the most common cancer in the United States. So common, that one in five Americans will develop skin cancer in the course of a lifetime.

The CDC provides a list of preventative measures we can take to protect ourselves from the negative effects of sun exposure. Sunscreen application is among the most important of these preventative measures.

Check out this infographic from Cleveland Clinic which gives provides useful tips on how to get smart about sunscreen.


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