UV Safety Month Increases the Awareness of Skin Cancer

Posted on July 12, 2013 by admin

Summer is coming and we must be aware of the negative effects of sun’s ray. With the high temperatures in summer, people tend to go outside to enjoy the sunshine. However, we need to remember the importance of protecting our skin from the  harmful rays of the sun. The sun’s ray can seriously damage our bodies in the month of July because it is one of the sunniest months. The American Academy of Ophthalmology has declared July UV Safety Month, a month where we should spread awareness about UV safety to educate people about the danger of Ultraviolet rays for their health.

Ultraviolet rays may harm our eyes and can cause various types of skin cancers such as basal cell, squamous and the most dangerous one; melanoma. In summer time, the radiation of ultraviolet is much more higher than winter time. So it is important to protect our eyes and skin from too long being exposed to the sun. We can use sunglasses that can block  UV-A and UV-B rays to protect our eyes. And to protect our skin, we can use sunscreen that contain SPF of 15 or higher. In addition, wearing long sleeves and hats are also quite effective to protect your skin from being exposed to the sun.

Skin cancer symptoms are easy to detect since skin cancer usually manifests itself in abnormal skin growths. So it is important to pay attention to unexpected change in your skin. The best preventative care for skin cancer is by limiting your exposure to sun’s ray and other forms of ultraviolet radiation. UV Safety Month is intended to educate people about the danger of exposing themselves to the sun’s ray for quite a long time without sufficient protection. The radiation of Ultraviolet is responsible for  causing skin cancer disease. In the United States, skin cancer killed thousands of people every year.

There are lots of campaigns to increase the awareness of cancer. Cancer bracelets are really effective in spreading cancer awareness and supporting many cancer researchers. You can share your support and hope to all cancer patients by purchasing a cancer bracelet. Skin cancer bracelets come in variety. By wearing a cancer bracelet, you are showing your support in spreading information and also providing emotional support to all cancer patients.

When we talk about medical bracelets, typically we will imagining the ordinary and unattractive medical bracelets. But today, the type and model of medical bracelets by My Identity Doctor are really attractive. Since medical bracelets are considered to be an effective tool to identify the user condition to emergency medical personnel, the market of medical alert jewelry is really expanding. Not only bracelets, but you will find different types of medical alert tools such as necklaces and pendants for different medical conditions..

It is important for people who have a common chronic condition to use medical alert tools since it will affect the way they are treated for emergencies. Your detail medical conditions will be engraved on the  bracelets or necklaces, so it can help medical professionals to make the right decisions related to your treatment when you are in emergency situations such as an accident or an attack.

Bracelets or necklaces are the most popular types of medical identification jewelry and they are commonly made of stainless steel. You can easily find them on our site at reasonable prices. It is up to you to choose what kind of medical alert to wear, however the most important is wearing it because it might save your life just in case you are in an emergency condition and unable to communicate to medical professionals.

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