The National Council on Skin Cancer Prevention declares the Friday before Memorial Day as "Don't Fry Day" in an effort to encourage sun safety awareness.
When enjoying outdoor activities, taking preventive measures against the sun's ultraviolet rays is vital throughout the year, but especially in the early summer when UV rays tend to be stronger.
Reducing direct exposure to ultraviolet light is one of the easiest ways to reduce the risk of developing skin cancer later in life. While skin cancer is currently the most common form of cancer in the U.S., it is also highly treatable if detected early.
Take time to understand some common misconceptions about sun exposure as well as learn additional methods to protect your skin while outdoors.
A winter storm spreading a swath of snow and ice across the central U.S. will continue to impact travel before reaching the Northeast on Sunday.
While more storms are on the horizon to start March, the accompanying cold shots will be less extreme.
As a large storm rolls out of the Plains and Midwest, a swath of snow, ice and travel disruptions will extend into the Northeast for the start of March.
Yet another winter storm will take aim at the Northeast and Midwest next week with widespread ice and flooding concerns.
A storm will whip across the United Kingdom and the North Sea through Sunday with potentially damaging and disruptive winds.
Residents in Spokane, Washington, recently caught sight of the unique phenomenon known as "hole punch" clouds that cause a gaping hole in the otherwise cloudy sky.