As the Summer Sun Heats Up, Remember to Protect Your Skin

Skin Cancer Warning Signs

After a cool and rainy spring, summertime weather has finally arrived in East Tennessee, luring families to lakes, pools, baseball fields, parks, outdoor concerts and festivals. While enjoying all that sunshine, remember that the pleasurable warmth of the sun’s rays also exposes you to ultraviolet (UV) radiation that causes skin cancer, premature aging and even cataracts.


Man up -- take charge of your health

June is national Men’s Health Month

“No other health problem that affects so many Americans has suffered from as much benign neglect and for so long as men’s health.” So begins Dialogue on Men’s Health, written by physicians and health experts from the Men’s Health Network which sponsors June’s national Men’s Health Month.



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