{Infographic} Should we be wearing more sunscreen

With Labor Day just around the corner, summer may be nearing its end, but protecting your skin from harmful rays is important to do year-round! Too much sun exposure can have serious consequences and skin cancer can be deadly. However, only 35% of people say they wear the highest SPF available, despite 76% of them knowing that they can still get a tan when wearing a higher SPF.

This BCBS study examines U.S. members with private insurance diagnosed with skin cancer and melanoma from 2014-2017 and uses the breadth and depth of data available through the Blue Cross Blue Shield Health Index.SM All tips and advice here are recommended by the American Cancer Society, providing an overview of skin cancer prevention and early detection.

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