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Australian news, and some related international items

Australia’s UV radiation and skin cancer

One Australian dies every six hours | Herald Sun, 23 Nov 10, “……..Every year, 1700 Australians die from skin cancer. Two-thirds of these deaths are men. While most skin-cancer deaths can be prevented through the use of sun protection and early detection, only one-quarter of the population use proper protection for their skin. Throwing on a cap is not proper skin protection. Neither is putting onsome sunscreen after you have been swimming for a while.
The Cancer Council recommends a five-step approach for proper sun protection:….” One Australian dies every six hours | Herald Sun

November 23, 2010 - Posted by | Uncategorized | , ,

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