1. Behavioral interventions increase sun protection behavior but do not reduce sunburn or skin cancer outcomes in adults.
2. Behavior interventions lead to increased skin self-examinations but may lead to additional skin procedures without finding additional skin cancers.
3. The Task Force concluded that there is clear benefit to providing this counseling...
1. Participants in the mobile application (app) group reported more time in the shade and less time in the sun.
2. Those participants who used the mobile app reported using all sun protection behaviors combined more often.
Evidence Rating Level: 2 (Good)
Study Rundown: Skin cancer is the most common...
Originally published by Harvard Health.
What Is It?
Although most people love the warmth and light of the sun, too much sun exposure can significantly damage human skin. The sun's heat dries out areas of unprotected skin and depletes the skin's supply of natural lubricating oils. In addition, the sun's ultraviolet...