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Family Sun Safety
Posted By pcfadmin On March 8, 2011 @ 5:57 pm In | No Comments
Every person in your family should practice sun safety.
It is important for children to develop sun-safe habits early in life. When parents or caregivers are outdoors with a child, they should make sure the child is wearing a hat, applying sunscreen before playing outside, and re-applying sunscreen at proper intervals during play. These habits will stay with children into adulthood.
Offer children a great example by starting the habit of applying sunscreen before you leave the house. Remember, Start Early and Never Stop. Here are some tips to get you started:
Article printed from Prevent Cancer Foundation: http://preventcancer.org
URL to article: http://preventcancer.org/prevention/reduce-cancer-risk/healthy-habits-for-children-and-families/family-sun-safety/
URLs in this post:
 Skin Cancer Prevention and Early Detection: http://www.cancer.org/docroot/PED/content/ped_7_1_Skin_Cancer_Detection_What_You_Can_Do.asp?sitearea=PED
 Protecting Children from the Sun: http://www.cdc.gov/cancer/skin/basic_info/children.htm
 Teach Your Children to be SunWise: http://www.epa.gov/sunwise/kids/index.html
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