Posts Tagged ‘protection’

Skin Cancer – Know the Facts

Skin cancer is the most common form of cancer in the US. Skin cancer is caused by overexposure to ultraviolet light (UV). Ultraviolet light comes from the sun, tanning beds, and sunlamps. Exposure to UV light can cause sunburn, changes in skin texture, premature aging of the skin, and skin cancer. You are at greater […]


What You Need to Know About the Zika Virus

Disease facts Spread to people primarily through the bite of an infected “Aedes” species mosquito Most common symptoms: fever rash joint pain conjunctivitis (red eyes) Illness is usually mild and vague; many do not seek treatment therefore never knowing that they were infected First discovered in 1947 in Uganda; additional cases in Asia and Pacific […]


Facts About Ebola Virus

Not having all of the facts regarding the Ebola Outbreak can be very scary. Knowing the symptoms and how it is spread can help eliminate some of those fears. Below are some basic facts from the CDC regarding Ebola. Ebola is NOT spread through Casual Contact Air Water Food grown or legally purchased in the […]


Skin Cancer

With summer here, thoughts of the sun, warm air, and vacationing at the beach come to mind. But, it is now also the time to start thinking about how you will protect yourself from the deadly rays of the sun! Skin cancer is the most common form of human cancer. It is estimated that over […]