Month: July 2015

Sunburn and UVA Protection

July is UV Awareness Month Sunburn should not be taken lightly.   Most  people don’t  realize that skin cancer a is the most common cancer in the United States The good news  however, is that skin cancer is  preventable. UV Prevention tips: 1) Apply a good amount of broad spectrum sunscreen with an SPF 15 or greater. Dermatologists recommend …

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Mosquito Prevention Tips

Along with backyard BBQs, pool parties, and trips to the park, summertime fun often comes with itchy, swollen hives caused by Mosquitoes. These pesky, blood-sucking insects cause skin irritation because their saliva triggers allergic reaction in most animals upon contact. Whether staying at home or traveling abroad, it’s important to avoid mosquito bites as much …

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Summer Health Risks: Poison Oak, Sumac, & Ivy

When it comes to staying healthy in the summer, many people focus on things like sun damage, insect bites, and dehydration as the primary risks to their health and wellness. But when outdoor summer fun is on the mind, few remember to consider the risk of poison ivy, poison oak, and poison sumac to their health. …

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Summer Health Risks: Poison Oak, Sumac, & Ivy

When it comes to staying healthy in the summer, many people focus on things like sun damage, insect bites, and dehydration as the primary risks to their health and wellness. But when outdoor summer fun is on the mind, few remember to consider the risk of poison ivy, poison oak, and poison sumac to their health. …

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