SALT LAKE CITY — Doctors say many of us are skipping our routine health check-ups during the pandemic. But preventing skin cancer is especially important now that more of us are enjoying time at lakes and backyard pools.
There are many things you can do to protect yourself and your family before diving in.
Angie Carn makes sunscreen a must for her family before they head out in the sun.
“We’re either on the boat every week, we go hiking once a week, we go swimming,” said Carn, a mother of four girls who lives in Saratoga Springs. “My aunt had skin cancer, and I was not very good about protecting my skin as a child, and so I want to make sure my kids are protected.”
In the summertime, it’s a good idea to make sunscreen your best friend. Look for an SPF of 30 or higher, and make