Posts Tagged ‘sun’

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 […]


The Importance of Vitamin D

Obtaining the right amount of vitamins daily is extremely important for good health. Proper nutrition, adequate vitamin intake, and other factors such as drinking plenty of water and getting seven to eight hours of sleep nightly help ward off illnesses and keep our bodies working properly. Unfortunately, there is one vitamin that we often overlook […]


Summer Protection

Summer has officially arrived! Warm air! Beaches! Lemonade!  While enjoying the many wonderful things that summer brings, we also have to remember the dangers that come with the heat of the sun! Every year, more then 100,000 individuals seek the care of a local Emergency Room or physician for a heat-related illness.  But more alarming […]


Sunburn Degrees and Treatments

Is that sunburn or are you blushing at me? Sunburn is skin damage from the sun’s ultraviolet (UV) rays. There are three degrees of sunburn and they are as follows: Degrees of Sunburn First: Redness in the skin. Second: Some reddening of the skin and water blisters. Third: Most to all require the immediate care […]