Sunscreen Recommendations for Children

Parents and Coaches … Set a Good Example!

What I’m Telling my Patients and Families about Sunscreen, St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital (Dr. Teresa Wright):

Because children spend more time playing outdoors, a significant amount of lifetime sun exposure occurs before the age of 18.  There is overwhelming evidence that chronic sun exposure and sunsburns (particularly in childhood) increase an individuals lifetime risk of all forms of skin cancer, including melanoma… read more below:

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POSTED BY Sharon Marston | Feb, 01, 2020 |
TAGS : behaviors educating healthy skin JF Awareness melanoma sunscreen UV Exposure