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sun safety

Mature African-American parents helping their daughter relocate, into a college dorm. The young woman is in the foreground smiling at the camera, carrying a backpack and basket filled with her belongings.
Tags: college life, healthy lifestyle, Sleep, nutrition, campus health, contraception, sun safety, water, dehydration, cactus, Arizona
With college freshman orientations right around the corner, you can start your academic career on the right foot by following these simple lifestyle tips. If you are new to Southern Arizona, be sure to read to the end to receive... (read more)
Woman running at sunset
Tags: melanoma, skin cancer, sunblock, sun protection, sun safety, ultraviolet light, Bob Marley
The sun gives us light and life, but it is also one of the world’s top causes of cancer because of the daily exposure to ultraviolet (UV) light it provides. UV rays can knock the letters of our DNA out of place, and those... (read more)
Sun protection - sunglasses and a hat.
Tags: skin cancer, moles, sun safety, prevention, sun damage, sunscreen
Dr. Lois Loescher, associate professor at the University of Arizona College of Nursing, the Mel and Enid Zuckerman College of Public Health and the Skin Cancer Institute at the UA Cancer Center is acutely aware of the... (read more)
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