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.
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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 to learn additional methods to protect your skin while outdoors.
Cyclonic Storm Kyant will unleash heavy rain and strong winds on areas from western Myanmar to northeastern India and Bangladesh this week.
Beneficial rain will douse California late this week, with the potential for some rain to reach southern portions of the state.
A storm will slide in from the Midwest to bring another dose of cold rain and wet snow to parts of the northeastern United States from Wednesday night to Thursday.
Flooding downpours and thunderstorms will target a part of the central United States into Wednesday.
The severe drought in the northeastern U.S. has left most of the region reeling for months as farmers have been forced to work with arid land.
Following a chilly World Series opener during Tuesday evening, a chilly rain may threaten play for Game 2 in Cleveland on Wednesday evening.